Driver killed in car fire

Local News
A driver is killed tonight after a car drives off the road and slams into a tree.
 
The accident was reported along Footmill Road in Summit Township just after noon today.
 
The driver was traveling west on Footmill Road when the car went off the road and slammed into a tree. The driver was trapped inside the vehicle when it went up in flames.
 
The coroner says the victim is unidentifiable. The coroner will use the car registration and dental records to identify the victim.
 
Perry Hi-way Fire Chief says they had a difficult time putting the fire out because the gas tank in the vehicle ruptured on impact.
 
The coroner saying it appears speed was a factor in the accident.

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