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Woman dies after fiery crash in Des Moines



Des Moines, Iowa – Law enforcement are investigating the case where a young woman lost her life after crashing in a fiery wreck on Sunday morning.

The accident occured near the intersection of Indianola Avenue and Watrous Avenue in Des Moines about 4:45 a.m. on Sunday. The vehicle was already engulfed in flames when first responders arrived.

Inside the burning wreckage, a 25-year-old female was discovered dead. There was no one else in the vehicle.

According to preliminary information obtained from witnesses, the woman was speeding when she lost control, crashed in a signal pole, and ended up in a yard when the car caught fire.

Witnesses believe the victim was driving away from a minor hit-and-run crash.

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