A LaGrange man has died from the deadly flu outbreak sweeping the nation.
The LaGrange Daily Newspaper reports 63-year-old Winston Whitlow died on February 13th.
The LaGrange business owner suffered from flu symptoms just six days before his death. His wife says doctors never managed to catch up to the flu symptoms. She said, ” It was very quick and the doctor said they were behind the ball the whole time.”
Whitlow was laid to rest Monday.
79 Flu deaths have been reported in the state of Georgia this year.