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Troopers: Woman, 67, dies in house fire in Essex County; son treated for smoke inhalation


JAY, New York — State police say a 67-year-old woman has died after fire destroyed her home in the Essex County town of Jay.

The woman was identified as Linda Vanvalkenburg. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

Her son, 25-year-old Adam Vanvalkenburg, got out of the burning home and was treated for smoke inhalation at a Plattsburgh hospital.

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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