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Yankton man dies of injuries suffered in fire

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YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - A Yankton man has died of injuries he suffered in a residential fire earlier this week.

Yankton County Sheriff Jim Vlahakis says 44-year-old Arthur Lehe died Tuesday, a day after broke out at a Yankton trailer home. One person was able to escape from the home, which was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

Lehe was pulled from the home by sheriff's deputies and firefighters. He was taken to Avera Sacred Heart Hospital and transferred to a burn unit at a hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska, where he died.

Yankton Deputy Fire Chief Larry Nickles tells the Press & Dakotan that the cause of the fire has not been determined.

Information from: Yankton Press and Dakotan, http://www.yankton.net/

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