Person Dies After Vehicle Slams Into Pole, Bursts Into Flames in Gresham

Chicago police say that a person was killed after a high-speed crash late Saturday in the city’s Gresham neighborhood.

According to authorities, a vehicle was seen driving at a high rate of speed in the 400 block of West 87th Street at approximately 11:50 p.m. Saturday.

That vehicle then slammed into a support beam of a bridge, and burst into flames after the collision.

Police say that firefighters extinguished the blaze, and officers then discovered a body inside of the wreckage.

The victim in the crash has not yet been identified, and an investigation remains underway at this time.

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