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Connecticut Death Toll from Storm Rises to Three

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — The body of a missing man has been recovered in Milford, bringing the state’s death toll from superstorm Sandy to three.

The Coast Guard says the body of 34-year-old Brian Bakunas of Milford was recovered by town police on Tuesday.

Police say Bakunas jumped from a pier during the storm at about 8 p.m. Monday night and was last seen swimming in the heavy surf.

Two other Connecticut residents were killed by falling trees during the storm.

State police say 90-year-old Olga Raymond was one of three family members struck by a tree in Mansfield Monday evening as they were walking to a neighbor’s home after losing power.

A firefighter also was killed in Easton when a tree fell on his truck Monday evening. His name has not been released.


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