VERONA, N.Y. (AP) - State police say an 87-year-old man has died after being hit by a falling tree during a windy storm in central New York.
They say Olin Davis was working in his yard in the town of Verona when storms blew through at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, toppling a large tree onto him.
Neighbors found Davis and freed him after the storm. Troopers say he was declared dead at a hospital.
Verona is 30 miles east of Syracuse.