At least 32 killed across US in snowstorm-related deaths


Passers-by help push a stuck car out of the snow as another motorist tows it out in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. A winter storm has hit the East Coast, creating a blizzard with brutally high winds, dangerous inland flooding and white-out conditions. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)


Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe gestures during a conference call with members of the Virginia General Assembly in the Emergency Operation Center in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. Portions of Virginia are under a blizzard warning. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)


At least 32 people have died as a result of the mammoth snowstorm that pounded the eastern U.S. The deaths occurred in car accidents, from carbon monoxide poisoning, and from heart attacks while shoveling snow:

WASHINGTON, D.C., 1

• An 82-year-old man who died after going into cardiac arrest while shoveling snow in front of his home.

DELAWARE, 1

• A U.S. Capitol Police officer, 44-year-old Officer Vernon Alston, died of a heart attack after shoveling snow at his Magnolia home.

KENTUCKY, 2

• Kentucky transportation worker Christopher Adams died Saturday while plowing snow-covered highways.

• Billy R. Stevens, 59, of Williamsburg, died in southeastern Kentucky when his car collided with a salt truck Thursday.

MARYLAND, 2

• A 49-year-old man suffered cardiac arrest while shoveling in Abingdon on Saturday.

• Officials in Prince George’s County said a man collapsed and died Saturday while shoveling snow in Fort Washington.

NEW JERSEY, 2

• A 23-year-old New Jersey mom and her year-old son died of carbon monoxide poisoning while sitting in a running car that had its tailpipe covered in snow, The Record reported, citing Passaic police. The woman’s 3-year-old daughter was also hurt and was hospitalized in “very critical condition,” police said.

NEW YORK, 4

• Al Mansoor, 66, was struck and killed by a snow plow clearing his driveway just after 2 p.m. Sunday.

• Three people died while shoveling snow in New York City — one person on Staten Island and two people in Queens. Police announced the deaths but released no further details.

NORTH CAROLINA, 6

• Six people have died in car accidents during the storm, authorities have said, including a 4-year-old boy who died Friday afternoon after the pickup truck carrying his family on Interstate 77 near Troutman spun out of control and crashed.

OHIO, 1

• A teenager sledding behind an all-terrain vehicle was hit by a truck and killed Friday, the State Highway Patrol said.

PENNSYLVANIA, 3

• Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say David Perrotto, 56, died of carbon monoxide poisoning, apparently after his car was buried in snow by a passing plow.

• Authorities say a man died while shoveling snow in central Pennsylvania.

• A Halifax man suffered a “cardiac event” Sunday while shoveling, Dauphin County coroner Graham Hetrick told WHTM-TV.

SOUTH CAROLINA, 3

• Ruby Bell, 86, and her husband, 87-year-old Robert Bell, died in Greenville of probable carbon monoxide poisoning because of a generator filled the house with carbon monoxide.

• The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a 44-year-old man was killed after being struck by a vehicle that slid out of control after hitting a patch of ice.

TENNESSEE, 2

• A car slid off the roadway due to speed and slick conditions, killing the driver and injuring a passenger, the Knox County sheriff’s department said.

• A couple in a vehicle slid off an icy road and plummeted down a 300-foot embankment Wednesday night, killing the woman who was driving, said Carter County Sheriff Dexter Lunceford.

VIRGINIA, 5

• A man was killed on Saturday in a single-vehicle crash in Virginia Beach that police blamed on speed and icy road conditions.

• Virginia Tech filmmaker Jerry Scheeler died Friday while shoveling snow outside his new house in Daleville.

• A single-vehicle crash in Chesapeake claimed one life.

• On Saturday, the state medical examiner’s office confirmed deaths in Hampton and southwest Virginia from hypothermia.

Passers-by help push a stuck car out of the snow as another motorist tows it out in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. A winter storm has hit the East Coast, creating a blizzard with brutally high winds, dangerous inland flooding and white-out conditions. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_108303498-bdc7eeebcfa6443a9f1ea17426fec950.jpgPassers-by help push a stuck car out of the snow as another motorist tows it out in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. A winter storm has hit the East Coast, creating a blizzard with brutally high winds, dangerous inland flooding and white-out conditions. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe gestures during a conference call with members of the Virginia General Assembly in the Emergency Operation Center in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. Portions of Virginia are under a blizzard warning. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_108303498-8ec8e195de0b49d78d4d5da08f19d1dd.jpgVirginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe gestures during a conference call with members of the Virginia General Assembly in the Emergency Operation Center in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. Portions of Virginia are under a blizzard warning. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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