At Least 72 Deaths in U.S. Are Connected to Severe Winter Weather

Written by on January 22, 2024

At least 72 people across the United States have died from weather-related causes after more than a week of frigid winter storms and brutally cold temperatures, according to reports from state officials, police departments, medical examiners and news outlets.

The number is likely to grow as the authorities scramble to assess the death toll from the bitter chill, frozen roads and high winds, especially in parts of the country unused to extended bouts of a deep freeze.

On Monday in Tennessee, a . . .

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