GREENVILLE, N.C. (WVEC) — Citing safety concerns, East Carolina University said it would not travel to Blacksburg for Saturday's football game against Virginia Tech.

ECU said the decision was made due to the forecast track of Hurricane Florence and its catastrophic impact on the region and perilous travel conditions before, during and after the storm.

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ECU said it hopes the game can be rescheduled at a later date this season.

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