A Massachusetts couple killed when a tree fell on their car was identified by the Abington Police Department Sunday night as Manuela Teixeira, 51, and Franklin Teixeira, 49. Abington Fire Chief John Nutall said the tree that crushed their car appeared to be rotted at the base, making it vulnerable against winds that topped 60 mph.
The couple had one son and owned a Dunkin Donuts, according to NBC affiliate WHDH. "They are two of the most generous, sweet, caring people you'll ever meet," former employee Stephanie Roy told the station. "They treat their employees like gold."
The snow is expected to turn to rain by evening, the National Weather Service said. Still, below-average cold is expected to persist through the end of week.