Md. records 17th heat-related death
Maryland officials say that an adult mowing his lawn in Carroll County has become the 17th person to die from a heat-related illness this year. That brings the total number of hyperthermia deaths to 17 this year. An official said the adult also had an underlying heart disease.
Virginia reported Monday that two more people died from heat-related illnesses, bringing this year's hyperthermia deaths in the state to eight.
The District says it has had one.
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