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A midstate man's body found in a snowbank in wake of the storm

Written by The Associated Press | Jan 26, 2016 2:10 AM
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(Undated) -- Another two people have died during last weekend's winter storm.

The body of an elderly man was found in a snowbank in Cumberland County, but it wasn't immediately clear whether the death was storm-related. 

Coroner Charles Hall says the body was found near a dollar store in Mount Holly Springs at about 9:00 p.m. Sunday. 

Hall said the man has been identified, but his name was not immediately being released.

An autopsy was scheduled for today.  

In Pottstown, Montgomery County, an autopsy is scheduled today on a pregnant 18-year-old woman who died after shoveling snow.

Police in Pottstown said an ambulance responded to a call shortly after 9:00 a.m. Saturday and took Briahna Gerloff to Pottstown Memorial Hospital, where she died.

Tthe cause of death hasn't been determined.  

Childhood friend Ava Cruz said Gerloff was eight months pregnant with a daughter she had named Kayliana. 

She said Gerloff suffered from a heart ailment but never let it slow her down, and added she spoke to Gerloff the night before her death and said, "she was excited to be a mom.''  

At least four people in central and southcentral Pennsylvania died during the storm
   
    

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