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3 Louisiana die from winter weather

One Louisiana man slipped on ice and fell into a swimming pool. Another man slipped and hit his head, and a woman was found dead on a driveway.
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Icicles cling to the Marshall University Memorial Fountain after a winter storm on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, in downtown Huntington, W.Va. (Ryan Fischer/The Herald-Dispatch via AP)

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Health on Wednesday confirmed three deaths related to winter weather this week.

The deaths include a 50-year-old man in Lafayette Parish who slipped on ice and hit his head, a 74-year-old woman in Lafayette Parish who was found in a neighbor’s driveway dead of exposure and a 77-year-old man in Calcasieu Parish who drowned after slipping on ice and falling in a swimming pool.

This is a developing story, and it will be updated with the latest information available. Stick with WWLTV.com for the latest news.

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