Fayette County records its first weather related death of 2016

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Lexington, Ky. (WTVQ) – Cold temperatures have proven deadly for one man in Lexington overnight.

The Fayette County Corner’s Office says 41-year-old Robert Johnson died of hypothermia.

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He was found behind the Wildcat Wearhouse on South Broadway around 6:30 this morning. Authorities are working to notify the next of kin.

The coroner says Johnson suffered from alcoholism, but isn’t sure of the specific role drinking may have played in his death.