Driver Dead After Trying to Avoid Pedestrian in Southern Dallas: Police - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Driver Dead After Trying to Avoid Pedestrian in Southern Dallas: Police

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    Southern Dallas Fiery Crash

    (Published Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018)

    A fiery crash in Southern Dallas Saturday night left one dead after a vehicle slammed into a pillar under an overpass, authorities say.

    The sedan swerved to try to avoid a pedestrian in the 200 block of E. Ledbetter Drive under the Interstate 35E overpass and hit a support pillar, authorities say.

    The impact caused the vehicle to be engulfed in flames. Dallas Fire Rescue responded about 11:45 p.m. and extinguished the fire.

    The victim's identity has not been released.

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