Elderly burn victim dies of injuries he suffered in fire
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - An elderly man severely burned in a fire before Thanksgiving has passed away from his injuries.
88-year-old Ben Rau, Jr. died this weekend. He suffered burns over 70 percent of his body in the fire on Stevens Avenue in the Highlands. A neighbor rushed in to help him.
Rau is survived by his wife, two sons, a daughter, six grandchildren and a brother. Funeral services are planned for Thursday.
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