Louisiana Department of Health confirms one additional death related to winter storm; bringing total to 6

Louisiana

(KLFY) The Louisiana Department of Health on Wednesday confirmed one additional death related tied to the February 2021 winter storm, bringing the statewide death toll to 6.

According to LDH, a 61-year-old Caddo Parish man died of exposure-related hypothermia.

The parish coroner confirmed the death as storm-related, LDH said.

Below are details on all the other deaths LDH has confirmed to date:

  • 50-year-old male, Lafayette Parish, slipped on ice and struck head on ground
  • 74-year-old female, Lafayette Parish, exposure
  • 77-year-old male, Calcasieu Parish, slipped into pool and drowned
  • 68-year-old male, Avoyelles Parish, carbon monoxide from improper generator usage
  • 44-year-old female, Avoyelles Parish, car

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