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Elderly Man Killed In Hickman County Camper Fire

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Posted at 7:25 AM, Aug 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-08 04:37:42-04

NUNNELLY, Tenn. – An investigation was launched in Hickman County after an elderly man was killed in a camper fire over the weekend.

The incident happened Sunday morning at Hidden Valley Lake in Nunnelly.

Officials with the Hickman County Sheriff’s office said a family member was able to pull the victim from the burning camper. First responders arrived and performed CPR.

The victim was taken to the Hickman Community ER where he was pronounced dead. His identity was not known.

At this point, it does not appear that foul play was involved.

Investigators were working to determine the cause of the blaze. They said this was the sixth fire death in recent years in Hickman County, and stressed the importance of smoke detectors.

Anyone with information was asked to call Hickman Criminal Investigators at 931-729-6119 ext 295.