THEDFORD, Nebraska — Authorities say a 95-year-old woman has died following a house fire near Thedford.
Thomas County Sheriff Gary Eng says Antoinette Arlyne Werner was found Sunday morning in her bed following a report of fire at her property near the community of Thedford. A portion of the house was engulfed in flames by the time fire officials arrived.
Eng tells Lexington radio station KRVN (http://bit.ly/1tmckWq ) that Werner was removed from the house but later died of smoke inhalation.
Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire.
Information from: KRVN-AM, http://www.krvn.com