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Paul Reubens’s cause of death has been revealed

(NBC, KYMA/KECY) - Actor Paul Reubens, known for his role at Pee-Wee Herman, died of acute hypoxic respiratory failure, according to a report in People Magazine.

The condition happens when the lung cannot release enough oxygen into the blood.

Reubens also suffered from blood and bone marrow cancer and a type of lung cancer at the time of his death.

The actor died in July at the age of 70.

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