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Grady County man dies while burning brush

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CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a man burned to death while trying to dispose of brush in Grady County.

Sheriff Art Kell said that the Tuesday night death of Gene Sampson is considered suspicious. Kell says Sampson was burning brush Tuesday night when he was found dead.

The sheriff says Sampson suffered a gash to his head, and authorities are trying to determine whether he hit his head or if he was the victim of foul play.

The death remains under investigation by the Grady County Sheriff's Department.

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