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The Aftermath of Jonas

Article-The Aftermath of Jonas

The blizzard is over, but millions of Americans continue to deal with the aftermath of Winter Storm Jonas.

According to Newsday, at least 31 people died as a result of the storm. Deaths occurred in car accidents, from carbon monoxide poisoning, hypothermia, and from heart attacks while shoveling snow.

The Weather Channel reports that icy conditions over the weekend contributed to at least six deaths in the South and complete gridlock on a major interstate in Kentucky, where motorists were stranded for hours.

According to the report, Christopher Adams, 44, a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet employee, died while plowing highways in Christian County. Adams had called his supervisor around 5:50 a.m. to report that his snow plow had slid into a ditch along KY-115. According to the report, the supervisor arrived on the scene to find Adams slumped over his seat and unresponsive.

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