Cold contributes to death of New Ulm man

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Jan 4, 2014 at 8:19 am

NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the frigid cold contributed to the death of a 79-year-old man in south-central Minnesota.

Police say William Harry Lee of New Ulm was found unresponsive in his backyard Thursday night.

Police say Lee apparently fell and died from the accident and the cold. KTOE-AM reports the temperature was 18 below zero.

The Brown County coroner ruled the death accidental.

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