Hurricane Matthew so deadly its name has been retired

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There will never be another Hurricane Matthew. The World Meteorological Organization voted Monday to to retire the name due to the death and destruction of the storm.

The names of deadly storms are usually retired if the use is deemed insensitive.

Matthew became a category 5 storm on September 30. It made landfall in Haiti, Cuba, Grand Bahama Island and in South Carolina. The storm was responsible for 585 deaths with more than 500 of those happening in Haiti.

Matthew will be replaced by Martin on the list of potential storm names.

Photo was sent to ABC News 4 by a viewer after Hurricane Matthew made landfall in South Carolina.

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