Heat Deaths Across The State Now At 14

(WVLT) - An 89-year-old woman in Shelby County has died as a result of the heat, raising the statewide toll to 14 deaths in the past two weeks.

The county medical examiner says the woman had a history of cardiac trouble but excessive heat contributed to her death.

Thirteen of the heat related deaths have been in Shelby County, with the other one in Wilson County.

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