A driver was killed early Thursday morning after their car hit a tree and caught on fire, Channel 2 Action News reported.
The driver and a passenger were traveling on Fairburn Road when the car hit a tree, South Fulton police Cpl. Maureen Smith told Channel 2.
Here's the FIRST LOOK at what's left of the car, that crashed and burst into flames, on Fairburn Rd.— Audrey Washington (@AudreyWSBTV) May 10, 2018
The driver died.
The passenger survived.@wsbtv pic.twitter.com/zXlGrK2x35
Smith said the driver was ejected from the car and died at the scene.
The passenger climbed out of a window and was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Smith told Channel 2.
DEVELOPING: investigators are on the scene of a fiery car crash in the City of South Fulton.— Audrey Washington (@AudreyWSBTV) May 10, 2018
Police tell me the driver died at the scene. The passenger survived and is now at Grady.
More details, at 6. @wsbtv pic.twitter.com/OyLXYc16gt
Both victims were out of the car before it burst into flames, Channel 2 reported.
Fairburn Road is blocked in both directions.
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