Police ID woman killed by falling tree

A maple tree, seen here, crushed Julia Hughes,

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A maple tree, seen here, crushed Julia Hughes, 73, of Brooklyn. Hughes was leaving a party Saturday night when fierce winds knocked down the tree on Lanier Lane in Bay Shore. (March 14, 2010) (Credit: James Carbone)

Suffolk police identified a woman killed by a falling tree Saturday night during a Nor'Easter that brought 60 mph winds to the area and knocked out power to thousands.

Julia Hughes, of Brooklyn,  was walking to her car after leaving a family party when a tree fell on her in front of 30 Lanier Lane in Bay Shore at approximately 8:20 p.m. Hughes was transported to Southside Hospital where she...

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