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Carbon monxide from generator kills Florida couple riding out storm

7 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Friday, October 07 2016 Oct 7, 2016 October 07, 2016 8:23 PM October 07, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Authorities say an elderly couple appears to have died from carbon monoxide poisoning while running a generator after Hurricane Matthew, raising the U.S. death toll from the storm to 4.
A post on the St. Lucie County Fire District's Facebook page says rescuers responded to couple's home Friday morning after neighbors found them not breathing. They were taken to a nearby hospital, where county spokesman Erick Gill says they later died.
Officials say the couple had been running a generator inside their garage throughout the storm.
Officials didn't immediately naming the couple. Two women in Florida were also killed in separate accidents.

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