At least 38 killed in snowstorm-related deaths (Update)

January 25, 2016 byThe Associated Press
At least 38 killed 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)

At least 38 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.

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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.

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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.

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MARYLAND - 2

— A 49-year-old man suffered 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.

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NEW JERSEY - 2

— Twenty-three-year-old Sashalynn Rosa, of Passaic, and her year-old son, Messiah Bonilla, died of carbon monoxide poisoning while sitting in a running car that had its tailpipe covered in snow. Rosa's 3-year-old daughter, Saniyah Bonilla, remains hospitalized in critical condition.

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

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NORTH CAROLINA - 6

— Six people have died in 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.

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OHIO - 1

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

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PENNSYLVANIA - 4

— 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.

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

— Cesar Bourdon, 54, collapsed while shoveling in Allentown on Saturday night.

— Geneva College soccer player Nate Ferraco was killed in a crash on an icy road near Evans City.

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SOUTH CAROLINA - 4

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

— 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.

— Jimmy B. Thomas, 61, was driving a car that ran off a road near Jonesville early Saturday afternoon, hitting a ditch and then a tree.

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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.

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VIRGINIA - 9

— 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 outside his new house in Daleville.

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

— The medical examiner's office has confirmed five hypothermia deaths—in Hampton and Wise, Charles City, Gloucester and Henry Counties.

— A 55-year-old man collapsed and died after walking home in Leesburg Saturday evening in the blizzard.

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