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Correction: Fatal Fire story

March 25, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — In a story March 23 about a fatal house fire, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Durham County Sheriff’s Office, misidentified the woman who was injured. Her name was Kyiandrea Terry, not Keisha Terry. The sheriff’s office announced Monday that Terry has died from her injuries.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Man dies after being rescued from house fire in Durham

A 73-year-old man has died after being rescued from a house fire in Durham

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A 73-year-old man has died after being rescued from a house fire in Durham.

The Durham County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to a home at about 1:40 a.m. Saturday to assist the Fire Department.

When firefighters arrived, a 45-year-old man was outside the burning home. He told firefighters two people were still inside and directed them to their locations.

Firefighters were able to rescue 73-year-old William Davis Sr. and 39-year-old Kyiandrea Terry. Davis was taken to a local hospital where he died. Terry was taken to a local hospital, then transferred to the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center for treatment of her injuries.

William Davis Jr. — the son of the man who died — was treated for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is being investigated. 

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