Costa Mesa: Fiery Crash Leaves Driver Dead

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10.03.2021 | 5:20 PM | COSTA MESA – One person was killed in a fiery crash on a freeway off-ramp, Sunday evening.

The crash was reported around 5:20 PM on the Baker Street off-ramp from the SR-55 Freeway.

When units arrived on scene they located a solo vehicle that had departed the roadway before striking a tree and bursting into flames.

Firefighters worked to extinguish the fire but the driver inside of the vehicle was pronounced deceased.

The age or gender of the deceased victim was not immediately released and it was unclear if there were any other injuries.

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