BOSTON (CBS/AP) – The October snowstorm has been blamed for three deaths across the East Coast, including a man in Western Mass.
A 20-year-old Springfield man was electrocuted when he stepped on a downed wire.
The man, who was not identified, stopped when he saw police and firefighters examining downed wires and stepped in the wrong place, police Capt. William Collins said.
Power was out in much of Springfield and lines were down all over.
At least two other deaths — one in Connecticut and one in Pennsylvania — also were blamed on the storm.
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