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Body found near Robertson County brush fire

Published On: Mar 29 2013 07:13:17 AM CDT
Updated On: Mar 29 2013 04:20:37 PM CDT

According to the Associated Press, authorities in Robertson County say firefighters responding to a brush fire near the Kentucky border found the body of a man near the blaze.

WSMV-TV reported police didn't release the man's name. The fire was in the Cross Plains area.

An emergency medical services official said the victim was an older man who lived nearby. It appeared he was overcome by smoke as a small brush fire in his yard burned out of control.