At least 4 killed in snowstorm-related deaths in Ky., N.C., Tenn.

Traffic moves slowly along Hall Road Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, as snow falls making roads slippery, in Alcoa, Tenn. As the South and East braced for a nor'easter with the potential for significant snowfall by week's end, snow began to blanket much of Kentucky and Tennessee and contributed to at least one traffic-related death Wednesday. (Tom Sherlin /The Daily Times via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

A look at deaths that have been blamed on the snowstorm pounding the eastern part of the U.S.


-- A man died in southeastern Kentucky when his car collided with a salt truck Thursday, state police said. Billy R. Stevens, 59, of Williamsburg was pronounced dead at the scene on state Route 92 in Whitley County. Two passengers were being treated at a hospital.


-- A 60-year-old woman driving her car in Stokes County near her home about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday hit an "extremely icy" patch, went down an embankment and turned over in a creek, the state Highway Patrol said. Mary Williams was killed in the accident.

-- In neighboring Forsyth County, 55-year-old Rosa McCollough-Leake was killed when she slid on an icy roadway, crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a pickup truck head-on. Three people had minor injuries.


-- A car slid off the roadway due to speed and slick conditions, killing the driver and injuring a passenger, the Knox County sheriff's department said.

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