West Nile claims 6th state victim

October 3, 2012

A sixth person has died in Indiana from the West Nile virus. Health authorities said Wednesday that the victim lived in Hendricks County and died in September. This year is the third highest year of reported West Nile cases in Indiana, with 61. The health department reported 293 cases in 2002 and 80 in 2006. There were only 13 cases a year ago.