Woman found dead in car in front of burning house in Abernathy

Texas Rangers investigating death of woman in Abernathy

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Texas Rangers and Abernathy police are investigating the death of a woman found in a car in front of a house fire in Abernathy.

Police and fire officials were called to the home in the 700 block of Avenue D around 2:40 p.m. A passerby called police after seeing the woman slumped over in the car.

Firefighters extinguished the fire and a man found at the scene was taken to the hospital.

Katie Main spoke with a neighbor who described the residents as "a sweet couple," but said there had been a fire at the home before.

No word on the cause of death or the cause of the fire as of Saturday evening.

We’ll continue to update this story as details are released.

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