Hurricane Sandy Blamed For NH Death

LINCOLN, N.H. (CBS) – Hurricane Sandy is being blamed for a death in Lincoln, New Hampshire.

Police say the man was working at a construction site on Tuesday morning where a house foundation was being built.

The area was flooded and crews were using a hose to drain the water out.

A man in his 50’s walked onto the dirt and it gave way, creating a landslide of mud, water and rock, police said.

The man was pulled out of the dirt but he did not survive.

His name has not been released.

The nationwide death toll from Hurricane Sandy was 34 as of Tuesday afternoon.

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