16-year-old Dies in Fiery Crash After Cutting Across I-20 to Take I-35E Exit

A 16-year-old died overnight Sunday in a fiery crash along Interstate 20 in southeast Oak Cliff.The girl was westbound in the left lane of I-20 when she cut across three lanes of traffic in an attempt to exit onto Interstate 35E, Dallas County sheriff's department spokeswoman Melinda Urbina said.The maroon Lincoln LS the girl was driving struck a tree and burst into flames, Urbina said.Dallas Fire-Rescue was able to put out the fire, but the girl was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been released.There were no other passengers in the car, Urbina said.  Continue reading...

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