Man dead, woman recovering after creating deadly cleaning gas - KMOV.com

Man dead, woman recovering after creating deadly cleaning gas

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An Illinois man is dead and a woman is recovering after unknowingly creating a toxic gas while trying to clear a clogged drain.

The incident occurred at a home in Grand Tower, Illinois.

Police say the two mixed drain cleaner with bleach, accidentally creating a poisonous gas.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman was able to run outside and is being treated at a St. Louis area hospital.

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