One Dead After Car Crashes Into Tree

Car crashes into trees off of southbound I-45

By Frank Heinz
|  Friday, Jun 29, 2012  |  Updated 3:49 PM CDT
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One Dead After Car Crashes Into Tree

The scene of the crash in Wilmer.

One person is dead after a car crashed into a tree and caught fire near Interstate 45 and Malloy Bridge Road in Wilmer Friday.

Witnesses told police that the driver was speeding when the car went off the road and into a ditch. Coming out of the ditch the car went airborne and crashed into several trees before catching fire.

The woman who was driving the car was killed in the crash.  Her name is currently being withheld pending notification of family members.

There were no other reported injuries.

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