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Second person dies following apartment fire

August 10, 2018

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a second person has died following a Kentucky apartment fire.

Kentucky State Police said in a statement that 22-year-old Andra Pool was pronounced dead at a hospital on Thursday, two days after the blaze at Woodland Heights apartment complex in Hopkinsville.

Police said 25-year-old David Keys of New Albany, Indiana, died at the scene from smoke inhalation.

The Kentucky New Era reported the fire was contained to a kitchen but caused smoke damage throughout the apartment.

State fire investigators say they determined the fire started in the apartment around at the stove.

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