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Police: Scotia man, 70, dies of heart attack shoveling snow

Police: Scotia man, 70, dies of heart attack shoveling snow

A Scotia public works crew found him early Monday morning, police say
Police: Scotia man, 70, dies of heart attack shoveling snow
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SCOTIA -- A 70-year-old man who went out to shovel snow Sunday evening had a heart attack and died, police said Monday.

A Scotia Department of Public Works crew plowing snow at about 5:40 a.m. Monday spotted the man lying on the stairs of 356 Mohawk Ave., police said.

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Scotia Fire Department paramedics and Scotia police officers responded and found the man dead. Police identified him as Frank Demasi.

Police determined Demasi had gone outside at about 8 p.m. Sunday evening to shovel snow and was stricken at some point. An autopsy later Monday determined his cause of death was a heart attack, police said.

 

Also Monday:

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