Southern Minn. man dies from CO poisoning

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A WWII veteran died after he and his best friend were overcome by carbon monoxide in southern Minnesota Monday afternoon.

The Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office says 90-year-old Tony Kaisershot and 83-year-old Clayton Block were winterizing a tractor in a closed garage near Le Center before they became unconscious.

The Mankato Free Press says Kaisershot died at the scene and Block was airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center where he's listed in satisfactory condition.

KEYC reports the 90-year-old veteran was very active with the Le Center color guard. Kaisershot was married to his wife, Violet, for 69 years. He and Block were best friends.

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