T or C Man Dies In Fire

Truth or Consequences – A 45-year-old man is dead in a fire in a recreational vehicle in Truth or Consequences.

State police spokesman Lt. Eric Garcia identifies him as Jack Horner.

Investigators say a neighbor walking by Horner's RV just after 2 p.m. Thursday noticed smoke coming from the vehicle.

Authorities say the neighbor and the landlord tried unsuccessfully to rescue Horner.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

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