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PA Sandy death toll rises to 12

Written by The Associated Press | Nov 1, 2012 7:41 AM
Flooding following Hurricane Sandy

(Undated) -- The number of deaths in Pennsylvania blamed on storm Sandy has risen to 12.

The Berks County coroner's office says an 86-year-old man was found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning last night.

The man's body was found beside a generator inside a garage near Reading.

Earlier, a 66-year-old man was found dead from carbon monoxide poisioning in Carbon County.

A 42-year-old Lehigh County woman also died from exposure to the toxic gas. 

Other deaths have been attributed to fallen trees due to Sandy's high winds.

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