According to WTVF-TV, a 25-year-old man was killed in a fiery car accident on December 9 in Nashville.
Police said the man was driving a 2004 Buick Regal along Paragon Mills Road around 3 a.m., when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed it into a tree. The car subsequently burst into flames, killing the victim at the scene.
A tentative identification for the driver has been made, but police said that they are awaiting dental records to make a positive ID. Police said that speed appeared to be a factor in the crash and an investigation into the accident in ongoing.
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Speed is a factor in approximately 31 percent of all fatal accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA), costing society an average of $40 billion per year.
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