Elderly man killed in severe thunderstorm


VERONA, N.Y. (WKTV) - An elderly Verona man was killed after being hit by a tree knocked down in severe thunderstorms, according to law enforcement officials.

New York State Police say Olin Davis, age 87, was working in his yard on Randall Road when the storm went through Western Oneida County.

Winds took down the large tree on the property, landing on Davis.

After the storm, neighbors found Davis, freed him from under the tree.

He was pronounced dead in an Oneida hospital.

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