Louisiana Department of Health verifies two Hurricane Delta-related deaths

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ST. MARTIN PARISH, La. (KLFY) — The Louisiana Department of Health on Sunday verified 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, LDH said.

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

The coroner’s officer determined both deaths to be storm-related, LDH said.  

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