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.READ MORE: Pirates And Duquesne Light Reopen Urban Garden At PNC Park
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.READ MORE: Report: Former Avonmore Secretary Accused Of Stealing $54,000
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.MORE NEWS: Monongahela Incline To Close For 3 Days Next Week For Inspection
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