Two killed Saturday by fire in Morehead, KY

source: WLEX
source: WLEX

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky state police are investigating a residential fire that killed two people in Morehead.

State police told The Ashland Daily Independent that Vada Knipp and Kris Harvey, who lived in adjacent apartments in a duplex in Morehead, died Saturday morning from injuries sustained in the fire.  Troopers say Knipp called 911 and said she was trapped on the upper floor. When rescue workers got her out they took her to St. Claire Regional Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

Harvey was pronounced dead at the scene.  The cause of the fire remained under investigation.

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