Woman, 3-year-old daughter die in Kentucky house fire

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Posted at 4:23 PM, May 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-19 17:23:25-04

GREENVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a house fire has claimed the life of a woman and her 3-year-old daughter.

Police were called to the scene in Greenville around 5:10 a.m. Tuesday. Police said 30-year-old Kristina Y. Pyszka and her daughter were inside the residence when the fire started.

The mother was pronounced dead at the scene, and the child was taken to a hospital but didn’t survive.

The fire was believed to have started in a bedroom, but the cause remained under investigation. Police say foul play isn't suspected.