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Deaths in New Jersey tied to Superstorm Sandy

Associated Press Modified: November 3, 2012 at 5:16 pm •  Published: November 3, 2012
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Deaths in New Jersey linked by state and local authorities to Superstorm Sandy:

— William Sword, 61, of Princeton, killed by a tree that fell as he cleared debris from his driveway.

— Richard Everett, 54, of Randolph, and his wife Elizabeth, 48, killed, and their two sons injured, when a large tree fell on their pickup truck in Mendham.

— Joseph Godleski, 69, of South Hackensack, drowned in the Hackensack River, which overflowed its banks.

— Bobby McDuffie, 47, drowned in Newark while trying to move his car out of the way of the rising Passaic River.

— Bruce Latteri, 51, of Jefferson, died when a tree crashed into his house.

— Fletcher Fish, 77, of Hawthorne, killed when two trees crashed into his house.

— Woman from Atlantic City died of apparent heart attack while being evacuated.

— Man in Edison likely died of carbon monoxide poisoning while running a generator.

— Two sisters, 19 and 20, died of carbon monoxide poisoning in their Newark apartment building, which was being powered by a generator.

— Elderly woman in Jersey City who needed oxygen found dead by her caregiver.

— Elderly woman in Summit fell down stairs due to lack of light.

— Man in Brick found dead in flooded house.

— Man, 43, in Asbury, Hunterdon County, died when a tree fell on him.

— Female, 70, and male, 73, in Willingboro were victims of a house fire.

— Man, 55, of New Brunswick died at a restaurant while running a generator in the basement.

— Man found in dead in his destroyed home in Little Egg Harbor.

— Woman, 84, in Middlesex Borough killed by falling down the stairs in the dark.

— Woman, 94, in Lacy found dead in her residence; probable drowning or hypothermia.

— Man, 71, in Stafford found dead in his residence; probable drowning or hypothermia.

— Man, 44, in Union Township suffered severe head injuries while trimming storm-damaged trees.


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