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Young woman killed in house fire was Washington, OK, High School graduate

Kylie Andrews, 19, who died Sunday in a house fire in Murray County, was a lifelong Washington resident who loved horses and cheerleading, her father said.
BY BRYAN DEAN bdean@opubco.com Modified: March 27, 2013 at 9:36 pm •  Published: March 27, 2013
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— A 19-year-old woman who died Sunday in a house fire in Murray County was a lifelong Washington resident who loved horses and cheerleading, her father said Wednesday.

Kylie Andrews was one of two people who died in an electrical fire at a rental home between Joy and Wynnewood. Jess Horstman, 19, of Elmore City, also died in the fire.

Five people were asleep in the home when the fire broke out about 6 a.m. The other three made it out safely.

Kylie Andrews' father, Brent Andrews, said his daughter was at the home for a get-together with friends.

Kylie Andrews graduated from Washington High School in 2011 and was attending Oklahoma City Community College.

“She talked one time to me about wanting to be a veterinarian,” Brent Andrews said. “She loved horses and anything to do with animals.”

Brent Andrews said his mother always had horses on the farm, and Kylie was never happier than when she was riding.

“Cheerleading was another one of her favorite hobbies,” he said. “She was a cheerleader all through school. She did it competitively.”

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