Utah Man Dies From Swine Flu-Related Illness

A sixth person in Utah has died of swine flu-related illness.

Ilene Risk, an epidemiologist with the Salt Lake Valley Health Department, says tests confirmed Tuesday the swine flu-related death of a man from Salt Lake County who died Friday.

The news follows the death of an adult woman from Salt Lake County who died Monday.

Pam Davenport, a county health spokeswoman, says the woman had pre-existing underlying health conditions that might have contributed to her death. She declined to offer specifics on the case.

Two other Utah residents died from swine flu-related illness over the weekend.

All six who have died in Utah have been from Salt Lake County.