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Vehicle found against tree fully engulfed in flames in Waukesha

Vehicle found against tree fully engulfed in flames in Waukesha

By Amy Burke. CREATED Aug 14, 2014

WAUKESHA -- A person was found dead inside a car in Waukesha late Wednesday night.

Upon arrival, EMS and Deputies located a SUV against a tree fully engulfed in flames.

Initial investigation indicates the vehicle was traveling southbound on River Road when it left the road and hit a tree, according to the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies said the occupant was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver has not been identified.

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Amy Burke joined TODAY'S TMJ4 as an Interactive Web Editor in December 2013. She was born and raised in Naperville, Illinois and majored in journalism at Indiana University.