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Man dies in Munster garage fire

Updated: July 15, 2014 6:18AM



A man died Wednesday afternoon after a garage fire at his Munster home.

Daniel Witting, 31, was pronounced dead at University of Chicago Medical Center at 4:17 p.m. Wednesday, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said.

An autopsy Friday found he died of thermal injuries from a garage fire at his home in the 8000 block of Kooy Drive, the medical examiner’s office said. His death was ruled an accident.

The Munster Fire Department could not on Friday night provide further details on the fire.



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