H1N1 death marks the second H1N1 fatality for Nacogdoches County - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Second H1N1 victim in Nacogdoches County dies Thursday

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE)- A hospital spokesman has confirmed the second recorded H1N1 related death in Nacogdoches County. The 53-year-old oil rig worker from Enid, Oklahoma died Friday at 3:50 p.m.

The victim checked into Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital last week when he began experiencing severe symptoms.  

This update follows the death of his roommate, a 55-year-old oil rig worker from Mississippi, who passed away Thursday morning as a result of H1N1.

These were not only the first two H1N1 deaths in Nacogdoches County, but both men were also the first hospitalizations as a result of H1N1.

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