Firefighters pulled the girl from her burning home early Thursday after neighbors tried to rescue her but were driven back by smoke and flames.

NANTICOKE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage girl rescued from a predawn fire in northeastern Pennsylvania last week has died, authorities said.

Grace Miller, 13, of Glen Lyon was pronounced dead just before 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest, the Lehigh County coroner’s office said. An autopsy is planned.

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Newport Township volunteer firefighters pulled the girl from her burning home early Thursday after neighbors tried to rescue her but were driven back by smoke and flames from the second-floor window and the back door. Several other people were able to escape.

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The death is being investigated by the township police and fire departments and a state police fire marshal along with the county medical’s office.

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