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Man in wheelchair dies in cold


Des Moines (KWWL) - Authorities say a man in a wheelchair died after being found outside his rural Des Moines home.

Polk County Deputies say that 65-year-old Norman Nance was unresponsive when a garbage man found him early Friday morning.

The worker took Nance inside near a space heater and covered him with blankets. Nance later died.

Deputies say Nance was found with a shovel in his hand and that he may have been stuck outside overnight.


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