Boy Dies After Snow Bank Collapse

Posted by on Friday, December 16, 2016

Police have identified 13 year old Joshua Demarest as the boy who died building a snow fort in Greenwich, New York.

His 12 year old best friend survived and is recovering from hypothermia.

Tuesday night the pair were building a snow fort when a snow bank collapsed on them.

The two didn't return home that night. They left earlier in the day their sleds.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation. However, police believe a public works crew may have dumped more snow on the structure, causing the collapse.

Public works Superintendent said that his workers “are devastated.”

The Team

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