Crime

June 7, 2014

WFAA report: Driver killed in fiery crash at Grand Prairie intersection

Police said the driver of a 2008 Lincoln MKZ may have been traveling south on Belt Line Road at up to 80 mph in a 45 mph zone.

A man’s life ended in seconds Saturday morning in a fiery crash at a Grand Prairie intersection.

Police said the driver of a 2008 Lincoln MKZ may have been traveling south on Belt Line Road at up to 80 mph in a 45 mph zone when he swerved to avoid a vehicle entering the intersection at Kingston Road around 10 a.m.

The driver of the Lincoln lost control, toppling a gas station sign, smashing in to a pump and then sliding on its side into an adjacent building.

The car burst into flames, killing the driver.

More at wfaa.com.

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