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Man dies in cold while sleepwalking

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A 51-year-old Sawyer County man died from exposure Tuesday after he wandered away from his rural Hayward home while sleepwalking, according to the Sawyer County Sheriff's Department.

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His son found the body almost 200 yards from the house. Officials said he had very few clothes on, at a time when it was 16 below zero.

According to the National Weather Service, flesh can freeze in 10 minutes when the wind-chills hit minus-40.

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