Newport Beach: Fiery Crash Into Building Leaves Driver Dead

11.17.2019 | 10:56 PM | NEWPORT BEACH – A person was dead after their vehicle slammed into the side of a building and burst into flames, Sunday night.

Authorities responded to reports of a traffic collision with fire in the 6100 block of West Coast Highway near 61st Street around 10:56 PM.

Units arriving on scene located an Infiniti coupe engulfed in flames with a person trapped inside.

Firefighters quickly doused the blaze within minute and pronounced the sole victim inside deceased on scene.

The circumstances surrounding the crash are under investigation.

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