MIAMI (CBSMiami) – One person was killed in a fiery crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.READ MORE: South Florida Restaurants Desperate For Workers Offer $400 Signing Bonuses
The overnight crash happened on the Killian Parkway at 97th Court, just south of the Don Shula Expressway.
On impact, the car caught on fire with one person trapped inside.READ MORE: Situation At Matheson Hammock Park In Miami-Dade Heats Up
When Miami-Dade Fire Rescue arrived, it was too late.
Friends of the person who died said she was a 17-year-old girl.MORE NEWS: FEMA-Funded South Florida Sites To Administer First Doses Of Pfizer Vaccines
The Florida Highway Patrol originally said they were investigating the crash as a possible hit and run. They now say it looks like a single vehicle crash and the car hit a tree. They added that the person who died was in the passenger seat and they were trying to locate the driver.