Medical Examiner: Milwaukee Man Dies Shoveling Snow
A 74-year-old man died while shoveling snow on Sunday morning on 5816 N. 63rd Street, according to the Medical Examiner.
This is the second snow related death in a week.
A 55-year-old man collapsed after shoveling snow last Monday morning.
Police found him outside after responding to the 2300 block of W. Keefe Avenue around 5:50 a.m.
Snow shoveling deaths happen in the area every year. Last year, CBS 58 reported more than five snow-related deaths.
Dr. Amar Ambardecker from Aurora Health Care says shoveling snow is more physically active than you may think.
"Shoveling snow is a lot of cardiovascular activity even if you're using a snow blower. Those snow blowers can be quite heavy, so you've got to push them around. It's very important to have good cardiovascular fitness to do snow shoveling," said Dr. Ambardecker.