Coroner identifies man who died in house fire on Leer Street

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The coroner's office has identified the man who died following a house fire on Leer Street on Thursday.

The victim has been identified as 58-year-old Gerald Lindstrom Jr.

A fire broke out at Lindstrom's home around 1 p.m. Thursday.

Lindstrom suffered injuries in the fire and was transported to the hospital.

He was pronounced deceased later in the day.

The investigation into the fire is ongoing.

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