Trash fire burns, kills Fayette Co. man

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LA GRANGE, Texas (KXAN) – A Fayette County man suffered severe burns while burning trash Saturday along Golden Valley Road in the West Point area.

Deputies say the man, who hasn’t been identified, was burning trash when the fire got out of control. He was flown by medical helicopter to a San Antonio burn center where he was later pronounced dead.

The La Grange Fire Department was called in to put the fire out while Fayette County EMS treated the injured man.

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