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Gaston, SC (WLTX) --An early morning fire has left an elderly woman dead.

The Lexington Fire Department reported to a house fire on Oak Top Drive in Gaston at 1:40AM Monday.

The Lexington County Coroner reports that 84-year-old Helen Eaglin was trapped by the fire and unable to escape. She was pronounced dead at the scene and taken to an area hospital for an autopsy.

The house fire remains under investigation by the Lexington County Fire Service, Lexington Sheriff's Department, and the Lexington County Coroner's office.

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