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Person killed when car slams into pole, catches fire on Detroit's west side

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A person was killed early Thursday morning on Detroit's west side when a car slammed into a light pole and caught fire, police said. 

The crash happened on 14th Street near Michigan Avenue just before 4 a.m. 

A source told Local 4 the person was burned so badly that emergency crews were not immediately able to tell if the victim was a man or woman.