The Kentucky State Police Post 3 in Bowling Green received a call just after 2 p.m. Tuesday in regards to a fatal residential structure fire in Hart County.
Upon arriving, Troopers found the body of 67 year-old Freddie A. Wells of Summersville in the debris of a detached garage that had been destroyed by fire. The adjacent residence was unoccupied and not damaged.
The cause of death is unknown and the body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville for an autopsy.
Kentucky State Police was assisted at the scene by Special Operations Personnel, Hart County Sheriffs Department, Lynnwood VFW, Hart County Coroners and Hart EMS.
The fire and death remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police.