5 People Dead After Snowstorms Pummel Buffalo, N.Y.
The storm has dropped about six feet of snow in the area at a rate of five inches per hour.By Jay Strubberg | November 19, 2014
New York officials say five people have been killed amid the intense snowstorms pummeling the city of Buffalo.
According to CNN, local officials say three people died from heart attacks while shoveling snow, one person was killed in an automobile accident and county officials in Buffalo announced a fifth death early Wednesday morning.
BUFFALO MAYOR BYRON BROWN VIA WGRZ: "Putting people on stretchers and hiking back out to get them the medical attention that they need. ... This is a very serious storm."