Person dies after car hits tree, bursts into flames in Detroit

Posted at 11:37 AM, Oct 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-21 11:37:20-04

Detroit police say a person died after their car lost control, hit a tree and burst into flames late Friday night.

According to police an older model, gold Cadillac DeVille was traveling north on Mound near Rupert around 11:35 p.m. when it lost control.

That's when it struck a tree and burst into flames.

Detroit police and the Detroit Fire Department arrived and extinguished the flames, but the person inside was pronounced dead at the scene. 

They have not been able to identify the driver.