Fire Victim Dies from Injuries

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A man critically burned in a fire Monday has died.

The Lehigh County coroner said Samuel Lopresti, 62, of Berwick died Tuesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital.

Lopresti was burned  Monday when fire broke out at his home on Green Street in Berwick.  Fire officials ruled the fire an accident due to cooking.

Lopresti was on the second floor and the house. A family that lived on the first floor got out safely.

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