(Oneida, NY – May 30, 2013) On Wednesday, May 29 at 5:30 p.m. State Police in Oneida responded to a reported person struck by a tree at 5026 Randall Road in the Town of Verona.

The investigation revealed that the resident, Olin C. Davis, age 87, was working in his yard when a severe storm occurred along with high winds.  A large tree on the property subsequently fell on top of Davis.

After the storm, neighbors located Davis and freed him from beneath the tree.  Davis was transported to Oneida Healthcare Facility where he was pronounced deceased.

By martha

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