Hurricanes

81-year-old dies in Cumberland County floodwaters

Posted October 12, 2016 4:35 p.m. EDT

Cumberland county, Pennystone Dr

— The Monday death of a Cumberland County woman was confirmed Wednesday to be the result of Hurricane Matthew.

Authorities said that Isabelle Ralls, 81, of Falcon, was found dead inside her vehicle in the 100 block of Rhodes Pond Road at about 3:20 p.m. Monday.

According to the North Carolina Medical Examiner’s Office, Ralls’ death was the result of accidental drowning in floodwaters.