6 deaths in California due to heat wave

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SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The heat wave hitting California is being blamed for at least six deaths.

Two of those deaths happened in Santa Clara County and three were reported in Sacramento.

Now, a father in Bakersfield has died and officials are blaming the heat.

The father died after running a race in 109-degree heat on Tuesday.

Benjamin Greene was a well-known criminal defense attorney in the area.

Witnesses say there was no medical staff at the race despite the hot temperatures.

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