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Police find car in flames, victim inside


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PORTAGE COUNTY (WAOW) -- Police in Portage County investigate a fatal overnight crash in the town of Amherst. According to authorities, it happened on County Hwy B around 4:30am Sunday.

When police arrived they found a vehicle on fire with a person inside. They say it appears the vehicle failed to negotiate a curve, went into a ditch and struck a tree before burning.

The accident remains under investigation. Officials are working to identify the victim.

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