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8th Victim Dies from Calif. Gas Line Explosion

In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, crews work on the remains of homes damaged by a massive fire in a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif. Fire crews tried to douse the remnants of an enormous blaze and account for the residents of dozens of homes Friday after a gas line ruptured and an explosion ripped through a neighborhood near San Francisco. (AP Photo/GeoG2 Solutions, Inc., Kevin Spry)
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Officials say an eighth victim has died from the gas line explosion that consumed a Northern California neighborhood earlier this month.

The San Mateo County coroner's office said Tuesday it was notified of 58-year-old James Emil Franco's death Monday morning.

An autopsy is scheduled to determine the exact cause of death.

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