Person dead after car crashes into tree in fiery New Year’s crash

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AUSTIN, TX – One person was killed when their vehicle crashed into a tree on Highway 183 early on New Year’s Day, according to information from Austin-Travis County EMS.

The collision happened between 10511-10516 S U.S. 183, just before 6 a.m., when a driver crashed into a tree. The vehicle then burst into flames, with one person trapped inside.

Despite the efforts of crews to put out the fire, one person was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further details are available at this time.

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