1 person dies in house fire on Hilton Head Island

HILTON HEAD ISLAND — Authorities say one person has died in an early-morning house fire on Hilton Head Island.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says deputies and firefighters responded about 4 a.m. Friday. After the fire was extinguished, the office confirmed one person died.

The victim’s name has not been released.

It’s not yet known what caused the fire.