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Elderly Man Dies in Far Rockaway After Falling During Snowstorm, NYPD Says

By Ben Fractenberg | February 9, 2017 5:53pm | Updated on February 10, 2017 8:07am

QUEENS — An elderly man fatally slipped in Far Rockaway during the snowstorm Thursday afternoon, police said.

Vladlen Nemirovskaya, 85, stumbled and fell in a parking lot behind his home on Beach 19th Street, near Seagirt Boulevard, at about 2:25 p.m, an NYPD spokesman said.

Nemirovskaya was taken to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

A doorman also died during the storm Thursday after he fell into a glass door on the Upper East Side