Two killed in Clarksdale fire

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CLARKSDALE, Miss. — Two people are dead after a house fire in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

According to the Clarksdale Fire Department, the fire happened in the 700 block of Seventh Street around 5 a.m. Saturday.

The fire department says 78-year-old Mary Bryant and her 58-year-old son James Bryant both died as a result of the fire.

At this time, there is no word on how the fire started.

The state fire marshal is taking the lead on the investigation.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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