Driver Killed in Fiery Hollywood Crash

The crash happened at 5 a.m. on Highland Avenue near Melrose.

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    A driver died in a crash on Highland Avenue near Melrose in Hollywood on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

    One person was killed in a fiery crash in Hollywood on Tuesday.

    The driver lost control and slammed into a tree at 5 a.m. on Highland Avenue, south of and Melrose Avenue.

    The car exploded into flames. Residents in the area tried to put out the flames using hoses before firefighters arrived.

    The driver died at the scene.

    The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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