Cops: Tree kills man, woman in separate incidents

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kevin.deutsch@newsday.com

Suffolk police are investigating the death of a Centereach man who was killed while trying to cut down a tree damaged by last week's superstorm.

Nicholas Lourikas, 66, was with a co-worker helping cut down trees behind the Hauppauge Palace Diner when at about 10:54 a.m. Tuesday one of the trees struck him on the side of the head, said Homicide Chief...

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