10 weather-related deaths now confirmed in Tennessee

Friday, February 20, 2015, Vol. 39, No. 8

NASHVILLE (AP) - There are now 10 confirmed weather-related deaths in Tennessee.

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency reported Thursday that three more people have died from hypothermia-related causes: a 64-year-old woman and 69-year-old man in Henry County and an 85-year-old man in Sequatchie County. The other two hypothermia cases involved a 48-year-old man in Shelby County and 63-year-old man in Hamilton County.

Four other victims were in traffic accidents: a 30-year-old man in Knox County; a 38-year-old Overton County woman; and a 34-year-old woman and her 10-year-old son in Williamson County.

A male dialysis patient who was unable to get to treatment died in Hickman County

Tennessee remains in a state of emergency, as more ice and snow is predicted for Friday following a winter storm that hit on Monday.

According to TEMA, just over 6,300 customers were without power Thursday afternoon, down from a high of 33,000 the day before.