Oregon heat death toll tops 100


SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s death toll from a record-smashing heat wave last weekend topped 100 on Tuesday as more reports came in to the state medical examiner.

Of the 107 deaths recorded so far, the youngest victim was 37 and the oldest was 97.

In Multnomah County, where most of the deaths occurred, officials said many victims had no air conditioners or fans, and died alone.


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