1 killed in fiery car crash in Childersburg

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CHILDERSBURG, Ala. (WIAT) — One person has died after a car crashed into a tree and burst into flames in Childersburg on Thursday.

According to the Childersburg Police Department, officers were dispatched to Coleman Road and Pine Grove Road on Thursday on reports for a fiery car crash. On route to the scene, officers were informed that a person may still be in the car.

Witnesses said that the car hit a tree and burst into flames. Once the fire was out, officers confirmed that there was a person inside the vehicle. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. No further information has been provided at this time.

Stay with CBS 42 as this story develops.

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