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Louisiana Department of Health verifies two Hurricane Delta-related deaths

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Published: Oct. 11, 2020 at 4:40 PM CDT
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The following information was provided by the Louisiana Department of Health:

BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana Department of Health on Sunday verifies two deaths tied to Hurricane Delta. 

An 86-year-old male in St. Martin Parish died after refueling a hot generator located in a shed, which then caught fire.

A 70-year-old female in Iberia Parish died in a fire likely caused by a natural gas leak following damage from Hurricane Delta.

This will bring the number of storm-related deaths due to Hurricane Delta to 2 at this time. Deaths are determined to be storm-related by the local coroner.

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