Fatal Kinston Fire

An early morning fire Thursday claimed the life of a Kinston man.
Fire officials say 75 year-old David Edwards was killed when his apartment on Dewey Street in Kinston caught fire. Kinston Fire Chief Bill Johnson says the State Bureau of Investigation was called in to investigate. The fire has been ruled an accident but the exact cause isn't known. Johnson says the victim did manage to get out of the apartment, but died shortly after.