Storm leads to death of man in rural South Dakota

AP News
Posted: Oct 07, 2013 9:07 AM

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — At least one death is being attributed to the record-breaking snowstorm that hit western South Dakota.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says a rural Deadwood resident collapsed while cleaning snow off his roof and later died.

KEVN-TV reports that authorities did not immediately identify the man.

The weekend storm dumped 4 feet of snow near Deadwood.

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Black Hills Power says it has restored electricity to more than 15,000 customers in the wake of the weekend storm. The utility says about 14,000 customers remain in the dark.