Service set for WYFF photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer


(WSPA) – A Celebration of Life has been scheduled for a WYFF photojournalist who died in a crash on Highway 176 in Polk County on Monday.

 Aaron Smeltzer’s fiancΓ©, Heather Lawter, told us that the service will be held at Seawrights Funeral Home in Inman on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Lawter said the public is welcome to attend the Celebration of Life.

Smeltzer and WYFF reporter/anchor Mike McCormick died Monday after a tree fell on their news vehicle while reporting on storms in Western North Carolina.

We will publish the plans for McCormick’s service once they are available.

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