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One person was killed Sunday in a fiery single-vehicle crash on Highway 111 west of Palm Springs.

The crash was at about 7:45 a.m. on the northwest-bound Highway 111 near the Palm Oasis subdivision, according to the California Highway Patrol.

When officers arrived at the wreck, they found a pickup truck fully engulfed in flames, according to a CHP incident log.

The driver of the pickup truck was still inside the burning vehicle, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, according to a CHP dispatcher.

The CHP closed the right lane on northwest-bound Highway 111, while they investigated the crash.

–City News Service

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