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DEATHS

State and local officials blamed Hurricane Jeanne for six deaths:

BREVARD COUNTY

+ A 60-year-old man was found dead Sunday after consuming a large amount of alcohol during a hurricane party, officials said. The man was found lying in water after the house had flooded, said Gary Harrell, a homicide investigator with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office. Harrell said the cause of death might be alcohol-related, or the man might have drowned in the water in the house.

+ A man was found dead Sunday in a ditch in Palm Bay after the hurricane. The man apparently drowned after driving his pickup into the ditch, said Barney Weiss, public information officer for Palm Bay Police Department.

BROWARD COUNTY

+ A Boynton Beach couple apparently drowned Saturday night when the driver lost control of a sport utility vehicle and plunged into a 40-foot-deep canal in Deerfield Beach, said Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Lt. Pat Santangelo. State troopers recovered the submerged 2002 Nissan Pathfinder Sunday morning.

CLAY COUNTY

+ A 15-year-old Orange Park boy was pinned by a falling tree Sunday and died at the scene, county officials said.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

+ A man was electrocuted in Miami after touching a downed power line at a bus stop Sunday morning, police said.

_ ASSOCIATED PRESS

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