Snowstorm Leaves Two Dead In New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ (AP) – A second New Jersey death has been blamed on this week’s snow storm.

Police in Trenton told The Times of Trenton that a man fell into a snow bank around 12:30 a.m. Thursday as snow continued to fall. Minutes later, he was struck by blades of at least one and possibly two snow plows.

The man was identified as 47-year-old Quirino Azcona.

SEE: Photos from This Storm

The Record reported that a man found unconscious and pulled from his snowbound car near Hackensack by public works employees Thursday morning died later at Hackensack University Medical Center.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

  • Mr. Armenia

    1230am out in the snow? Why?

    • Mr. P

      When it snows throughout the night, I generally move my car back and forth across the street so plows can fully clear the street and so there’s little build-up on my car in the morning. He could of been doing the same thing and slipped into the snow bank . 12:30 really isn’t that late to some people, y’know?

      • jtorres

        He also could have been on his way to or from work. Besides, what does it matter what time it was? It wasn’t his fault. It was a tragic accident

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