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Death Of City Worker Investigated As Possibly Flu-Related

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TARRANT COUNTY (CBS 11 NEWS) – Fort Worth health workers are looking into what may be another flu-related death.

Co-workers and acquaintances say Diana Ruelas was in her mid to late 30’s.  According to a CBS 11 News source, Ruelas left her job, as a City of Fort Worth Code Compliance Officer, early with flu-like symptoms.  She died Thursday night.

Code Compliance director Brandon Bennett released the following statement –

“The City of Fort Worth was saddened to learn of the passing of one of its employees Thursday, code officer Diana Ruelas. Diana was known as a caring and dedicated city employee. We extend our most sincere condolences to her family.”

Ruelas has a daughter who attends Nolan Catholic High School.  An email was sent out notifying many of her classmates of Diana Ruleas’ death.  A school representative says it is a particularly hard loss because another student’s parent died this week too, though that death was not flu-related.

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The school declined on-camera interviews but issued the following statement –

“Our community is deeply saddened and our prayers go out to the family.  We pray they’ll find peace and comfort among all of us in the Nolan community.”

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