S.C. man dies from heat exposure.

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) – Authorities say a man who died from exposure to the heat in South Carolina was found with a body temperature of 109 degrees.

York County Coroner Sabrina Gast said in a news release that 55-year-old Ronnie Moore was found on a trail at River Park in Rock Hill around 6:45 p.m. Monday by someone who called 911 and reported he was having seizures.

Gast says Moore died a short time later, and he appears to have been killed by the heat.

The high in Rock Hill was 97 degrees on Monday, and a police report says Moore had a body temperature of 109 degrees when paramedics arrived.

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