• By Dennis Douda

Wyatt’s Long Ride Back from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

January 7, 2016

Motocross rider Wyatt Krampitz with his motorcycle. Winter is the time of year when cases of carbon monoxide poisoning rise, especially in colder climates. Homes are buttoned up tight as people try to stay warm. But, the invisible, odorless gas can strike in any season or any region and claims about 500 lives each year. Many more victims may suffer permanent injuries. A young motocross rider named Wyatt was one of the lucky ones. Here’s Dennis Douda for the Mayo Clinic News Network.

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