Fatal storm: deaths related to the Northeast snow

Sunday - 2/10/2013, 11:01pm EST

The Associated Press

A look at the deaths related to the massive snowstorm that blanketed the Northeast in 1 to 3 feet of snow and battered the coastline with high winds and some flooding.

CONNECTICUT:

-- A 73-year-old man fell while cleaning up in Danbury and later died.

-- 49-year-old man in Shelton apparently suffered a "medical event" while shoveling snow.

-- A man was found dead in a driveway in Bridgeport. His body was discovered under snow.

-- A woman in her 80s who was clearing snow Friday in Prospect was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver.

-- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said five people died; details were not immediately available on the fifth death.

MAINE:

-- A 75-year-old man disoriented by whiteout conditions crashed into a tree in Passadumkeag, then drove his pickup onto the Penobscot River. The submerged truck was found Sunday.

MASSACHUSETTS:

-- A boy who took shelter in a snowed-in car in Boston while his father shoveled around it died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Authorities said he was 13 or 14.

-- A man in Boston's Mattapan neighborhood also died of carbon monoxide poisoning in a running, snowed-in car.

-- A 60-year-old Webster man, who was a 32-year-member of the Worcester Fire Department, suffered a heart attack and died at a hospital after shoveling snow at his Webster home.

NEW YORK:

-- A 23-year-old man plowing his driveway with a farm tractor went off the edge of the road and was killed in Columbia County.

-- A driver lost control in snowy conditions in Poughkeepsie and fatally struck a 74-year-old man.

-- A 58-year-old man apparently suffered a medical problem while removing snow from his car at a senior citizens' apartment complex in Selden on Long Island.

ONTARIO, CANADA:

-- An 80-year-old woman in Hamilton collapsed while shoveling her driveway.

-- A 49-year-old Oshawa man was killed as a result of a multi-vehicle collision in Pickering, east of Toronto, on Friday.

-- A 57-year-old Ottawa man died when his car crashed in blizzard conditions near Prescott, Ontario.

Sources: Law enforcement, government officials, AP reporting


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