Name of victim in Cross Plains suspected carbon monoxide death

Police: Leak happened in single-family home Saturday

Published On: Jul 15 2013 07:07:14 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 16 2013 11:16:46 AM CDT
CROSS PLAINS, Wis. -

A man died Saturday after authorities were called for a reported gas leak, according to a release.

Ralph Runk, 74, of Cross Plains, died in his residence in the 2700 block of Pleasant View Lane around 6 p.m., according to the release.

Preliminary autopsy results indicate Runk died of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, according to the release.

Madison Gas & Electric shut off the gas at the single-family home. The company reported the situation was stabilized at around 7:30 p.m.