As Hurricane Matthew makes landfall in the Carolina's, people are preparing for the worst.
This pier in Oak Island, North Carolina, is bombarded by high-speed wind and rain. Wild waves crash along the sides, sending the pier collapsing into the ocean.
Watch below as startling video catches the action:
The latest figures from ABC News have tallied at least 9 dead in two states and nearly 2 million without power. This comes after the hurricane ravaged Haiti, destroying infrastructure and killing nearly 900.