Man Dies as Car Goes Up in Flames After Hitting Pole

A white sheet is draped over a sedan with fire damage.

A man died in a fiery crash when his car hit a pole in Philadelphia Saturday morning.

The man struck the light pole on a street underneath Interstate 95 in the Port Richmond neighborhood around 3:30 a.m., police said.

He became trapped and died when the car went up in flames. His name was not immediately released as police investigated what led to the crash.

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