Fatal house fire

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Update: 1:10 pm, 1/10/18, Wednesday 

DEWITT COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The name of a woman killed in a house fire has been released.

The coroner says 87-year old Evelyn Rosalie Eaton died.

The fire started about 9:30 pm, Tuesday, at her home in the 400-block of North Elm Street, Clinton.

The incident is still under investigation. 

Original: 7:15 am, 1/10/18, Wednesday

CLINTON, Ill. (WCIA) — One woman is dead after a house fire.

It happened just after 9 pm, Tuesday. Officials say the fire started in the back of the home.

The elderly woman was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead. Her name has not yet been released.

The coroner and fire marshal are investigating.  

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