A driver was killed in a fiery, one-vehicle crash on Riverside Drive early Thursday. We're told the unidentified driver of a sport utility vehicle was southbound on Riverside Drive near 37th Place about 2:46 a.m. when the vehicle swerved and went left of center and struck a tree. "When the vehicle hit the tree it spun completely around and burst into flames," said News On 6 photojournalist Gary Kruse. He tells us the driver was not able to get out of the burning vehicle.
The driver's name has not been released.
Witnesses told police that no other vehicles were involved in the accident.