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Gloversville man dies while shoveling driveway

Older people urged to use caution when exerting themselves

Oscar Royce, center, died while shoveling snow this past weekend.
Oscar Royce, center, died while shoveling snow this past weekend.
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Oscar Royce died shoveling this past weekend. The 81-year-old Gloversville resident was out moving snow from his 5 Prospect Ave. driveway Saturday afternoon when he suffered an apparent heart attack. A passing neighbor noticed Royce was down and called 911, but by the time Gloversville city police and Fulton County Ambulance Service crews arrived, Royce was beyond help. Gloversville police Capt. John Sira said Royce had some heart problems and likely overexerted himself. Snowstorms are ...


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