West Virginia Candidate Killed in Storm by Tree

A West Virginia state legislative candidate was killed by a falling tree in the intense snowstorm that Sandy swept over the region, and election officials said it is too late to remove his name from Tuesday's ballot.
November 1, 2012

A West Virginia state legislative candidate was killed by a falling tree in the intense snowstorm that Sandy swept over the region, and election officials said it is too late to remove his name from Tuesday's ballot.

John Rose, 60, a Republican candidate for the House of Delegates, was the fifth person killed in West Virginia when Sandy dumped up to 3 feet of snow on the Mountain State.

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