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Can (severe) hypothermia happen at ambient temperatures of about 10 °C?

Suppose it's raining (abundantly) and/or the victim is very lightly dressed Hypothermia usually occurs at very low temperatures, but it also depend on many other parameters than temperature, and as ...
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Circumvent death by hypothermia

What I've read seems to indicate that hypothermia leads to death by stopping the heart, which means your cells slowly die from oxygen deprivation. Is that accurate? Suppose you mechanically pumped a ...