Published: Oct 21, 2010 4:04 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 21, 2010 1:04 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A Bradenton man died from injuries sustained in a house fire.

The Manatee County Sheriff's Office reports that firefighters responded to the home Tuesday night and found 68-year-old Nathaniel Brown lying on the floor of the living room. Brown's body was reportedly covered in burns.

Brown was taken by helicopter to a St. Petersburg hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities believe the cause of the fire was accidental.