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Generator Related Death In Upshur County
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on October 31, 2012 @ 11:52AM
Created on October 31, 2012 @ 9:35AM

There is at least one death in our area related to the recent storms.

Mark Riffle, 51, was running his generator in a garage next to his home in Upshur County. He apparently went to fill it with fuel and never came back. His wife found him.

Riffle was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He apparently died from asphyxiation from the fumes.

The Upshur County Sheriff's Department is investigating.

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