A Pike County woman died in a residential fire Friday night, according to Kentucky State Police.
The victim, Sammie Hamilton, 78, was found dead at her home in the Mossy Bottom community, police said in a statement.
James Hamilton, 79, was able to get out of the residence.
A preliminary investigation suggests that the fire was accidental. James Hamilton was transported to Pikeville Medical Center with minor injuries, police said.
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Police did not detail the relationship between the two.