EMSA: Homeless Man Dies From Possible Heat-Related Illness

Monday, July 13th 2009, 5:50 pm
By: News On 6


TULSA, OK -- EMSA reports a homeless man has died in the heat. Construction workers found the man unconscious Monday afternoon near a west Tulsa construction site.

He was pronounced dead at a Tulsa hospital.

EMSA says it appears alcohol was involved.

Paramedics treated eight patients for heat-related illness Monday.

EMSA is declaring a fourth-straight Heat Alert Day for Tuesday.