Winter storm, Buffalo snow and flight cancellation news

Vehicles are seen abandoned in heavy snowfall in downtown Buffalo on Monday.
Vehicles are seen abandoned in heavy snowfall in downtown Buffalo on Monday.  (Joed Viera/AFP/Getty Images)

At least 52 storm-related deaths have been reported across several states:

New York: In addition to the 28 deaths in Erie County, one fatal carbon monoxide poisoning has been reported in Niagara County.

Colorado: Police in Colorado Springs reported two deaths related to the cold since Thursday, with one man found near a power transformer of a building, possibly seeking warmth, and another in a camp in an alleyway.

Kansas: Three people have died in weather-related traffic accidents, the Highway Patrol said Friday.

Kentucky: Three people have died, officials have said, including one involving a vehicle crash in Montgomery County.

Missouri: One person died after a van slid off an icy road and into a frozen creek, Kansas City police said.

Ohio: Nine people have died as a result of weather-related auto crashes, including four in a Saturday morning crash on Interstate 75, when a tractor-trailer crossed the median and collided with an SUV and a pickup, authorities said.

South Carolina: Two men – including a 91-year-old who went outside on Christmas Day to fix a broken water pipe – died due to the storm in Anderson County, the coroner’s office there said. The other victim died on Christmas Eve after his home lost power.

Tennessee: The Department of Health on Friday confirmed one storm-related fatality.

Vermont: One woman in Castleton died after a tree fell on her home, according to the police chief.

Wisconsin: The State Patrol on Thursday reported one fatal crash due to winter weather.

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