Funeral held for man killed in snowstorm

The family and friends of a Brooklyn man killed by a tree branch Thursday night said their final goodbyes Sunday.The funeral for 46-year-old Elmaz Qyra

DYKER HEIGHTS - The family and friends of a Brooklyn man killed by a tree branch Thursday night said their final goodbyes Sunday.

The funeral for 46-year-old Elmaz Qyra was held at the Andrew Torregrossa and Sons Funeral Home on 79th Street.

Qyra was in Central Park during the snowstorm last Thursday when a tree branch fell under the weight of heavy snow and hit him on the head.

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