- Associated Press - Monday, December 12, 2016

LOCKHART, S.C. (AP) - Union County officials say a Lockhart man has died in a fire at his home.

Local media outlets reported that the fire was reported shortly before 9 a.m. Sunday.

Coroner William Holcombe said the victim was 65-year-old Lester Avant. An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday in Newberry.

The fire is being investigated by the coroner’s office, the State Law Enforcement Division and the Lockhart Volunteer Fire Department.

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