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Cadillac Escalade bursts into flames, killing driver in Detroit

Victim killed Saturday morning

The scene from the fatal crash Saturday.
The scene from the fatal crash Saturday.


DETROIT – A man was killed Saturday morning in a Detroit crash on Mack and St. Jean while speeding to work.  

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The victim is an employee at the Chrysler Stamping Plant. According to police, the man was driving to work when he attempted to pass a vehicle on the road, lost control of his SUV, slid on ice and hit a pole. 

The impact caused the victim's Cadillac Escalade to burst into flames, police said. The driver died on scene.

Two people who tried helping him are being treated for injuries at a hospital. 

Stay with Local 4 as this story continues to develop. 


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