Overland Park Fire Department says woman dead following weekend fire

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Firefighters pulled a woman from a house fire on Sunday night in Overland Park, and Monday morning they say she has passed away. The Overland Park Fire Department identified her as 67-year-old Leanora Marks.

The fire was reported just after 9 p.m. in the 7500 block of Kessler, which is just east of the intersection of 75th Street and Interstate 35. A news release says Marks was found unconscious in the basement and taken to a hospital, but she didn't survive her injuries.

The fire is still under investigation, anyone with information is urged to call (913) 344-8721.

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