1 dead, 1 burned in Augusta house fire

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Saturday, April 5, 2013

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- One person died and another suffered major burns Friday night after a house fire on Crawfordville Drive, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office said.

Karla Harter, 46, was found outside of the home at 11 p.m. on fire, the Sheriff's Office said. Neighbors extinguished the fire on Harter, but she suffered third degree burns to 85 percent of her body. She's in critical condition as of Saturday morning.

Henry Jefferson III, 51, was found dead in the home after the flames were put out, the Sheriff's Office said.

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