POSTED: Friday, May 9, 2014 - 4:22pm
UPDATED: Friday, May 9, 2014 - 7:04pm
Tyler (KETK) — Smith County authorities were able to identify the man found dead in a Monday house fire off County Road 495.
Law enforcement identified the man as Ryan T. Wells, 36, of Tyler. Investigators determined he died from smoke inhalation and thermal burns.
Lindale firefighter were the first responders at 11:51 p.m. on Monday.
The investigation is ongoing, and more information will be released as it becomes available.