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Weisenberg Township man dies of heat; wife died from hyperthermia Monday

Husband dies from hyperthermia days after his wife

WEISENBERG TWP., Pa. - The husband of a woman who died from excessive heat earlier this week has also died.

The coroner said Joseph Kuzmak, 90, died Wednesday after being rushed to a hospital from his home on Apple Road in Weisenberg Twp., Lehigh Co., on Monday, officials said.

It was more than 100 degrees inside the home at the time, officials said.

The coroner said Kuzmak home had an air conditioner, but it was not turned on.

Earlier this week, Kuzmak's wife, Lillian, 90, also died from the excessive heat at their home.


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