Man Killed by Falling Tree Is First Hurricane Sandy Fatality in City

By Ben Fractenberg on October 29, 2012 8:35pm 

 A man was killed in Flushing, Queens, after being struck by a tree during Hurricane Sandy.
A man was killed in Flushing, Queens, after being struck by a tree during Hurricane Sandy.
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FLUSHING — Hurricane Sandy claimed its first victim Monday evening.

A man was killed after being struck by a tree at 166th Street near Kissena Park just before 7:30 p.m., the fire department said.

The 30-year-old man died after a tree fell on his house, The New York Times reported.

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