One dead when vehicle catches fire after crashing into a pole in Kirby

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A vehicle traveling East on FM 78 in Kirby burst into flames after crashing into a utility pole Sunday afternoon.

According to police, the driver crossed into the westbound lane and slammed into the pole just before 3 P.M.

When police arrived the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames and driver was still inside.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and police haven’t released a name or age.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash but traffic was tied up while crews cleared the scene.

Police are still investigating.

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