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Name of victim in Cross Plains suspected carbon monoxide death

Published On: Jul 15 2013 07:07:14 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 16 2013 11:16:46 AM CDT

CROSS PLAINS, Wis. -

A man died Saturday after authorities were called for a reported gas leak, according to a release.

Ralph Runk, 74, of Cross Plains, died in his residence in the 2700 block of Pleasant View Lane around 6 p.m., according to the release.

Preliminary autopsy results indicate Runk died of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, according to the release.

Madison Gas & Electric shut off the gas at the single-family home. The company reported the situation was stabilized at around 7:30 p.m.

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