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Apartment fire kills Opelika woman

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say an apartment fire in Opelika claimed the life of an elderly woman.

Lee County Coroner Bill Harris said in a statement, 70-year-old Annie Price Thrash died when flames consumed her residence at Fox Run Parkway.

He said firefighters were summoned to the apartment just before 5 a.m. Thursday.

Harris said no foul play is suspected.

Investigators have not determined how the blaze started.

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