Priest dies on the way to mass

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UTICA, N.Y.(WIVB)– New details emerge about a priest killed during the storm Thursday night outside of Utica.

A deacon says Father John T. Connery was on his way to mass when he got caught in flood waters in Newport.

Police say Father Connery disobeyed a traffic signal and drove into a flooded part of the road. He was 82 years old.

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