1 dead after car bursts into flames following crash


HOUSTON – A driver was killed following a crash Friday evening, Houston police said. 

Houston police said around 9:30 p.m. a man was driving a black Dodge Charger around northbound on Hooper Road near Almeda Genoa Road when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a ditch. 

The car flipped the car onto the roadway and caught fire. 

The driver was ejected from the car and was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. 

Investigators said no one else was in the car at the time. 

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