One killed in Benton County house fire, coroner says

One person was killed in a Benton County house fire. (Ian Ripple)

BENTON COUNTY, Miss. — One person was killed in a house fire, the Benton County coroner said Tuesday.

The deadly fire happened at a house off Beck Springs Road.

Neighbors say a couple in their 60s lived at the home. The neighbors managed to help the man out of those house but were not able to rescue the woman.

WREG is on the way to the scene.