Charles Smith RIP 6/8/2017

Charles Smith

June 8, 2017

Charles Smith, from Gansevoort,  passed away from Powassan Virus. His family told NewsChannel 13 he was bitten by a tick on April 28. He went to the doctor on May 1 and was sent home. However, by May 11, he had fever and chills and was hospitalized. He died June 8.

Read this article about Powassan Virus and Charles Smith:
Gansevoort man dies from rare tick virus

Charles Smith Obituary

Note: There is a discrepancy between when Charles passed away. The newspaper article says June 6th but his obituary says June 8th.


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