MD reports 1st hypothermia death this season

BALTIMORE (AP) — Public health officials say the state has had its first hypothermia-related death of the season.

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Wednesday that a man between the ages of 45 and 64 had died of hypothermia-related causes in Prince George's County. The death occurred between Nov. 26 and Dec. 2.

Officials say in the 2012-13 winter reporting season, there were 30 hypothermia-related deaths in Maryland.

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