Man killed in Wayne County fire

WAYNE COUNTY, (WKYT) - A man has died in an afternoon fire in Wayne County. The Wayne County Coroner tells WKYT the victim is a 50 year-old man. He has not yet been identified.

The coroner says the man lived with his mother, who did manage to escape the fire.

The fire broke out Thursday afternoon at the family's home on Kentucky 90, about a mile outside Monticello. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Investigators from the state Fire Marshal's Office and Kentucky State Police are on the scene.

The coroner says the victim, who was in poor health, was found unresponsive by firefighters when they arrived on the scene.

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