Woman dies following house fire

THORNTON, Ky. (WYMT) - Fire officials say an elderly woman is dead after a house fire in Letcher County.

It happened in the Thornton community off Highway 1862.

Officials say 73-year old Virginia Lowe was pulled from the home and they tried to save her life, but she did not make it.

The cause of the fire is not known.

We have a reporter at the scene and will have much more tonight at 11.

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