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Family cleaning up after car crashes into home causing fire, driver dead

Published: Aug. 27, 2021 at 4:58 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 27, 2021 at 7:43 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A Memphis family is cleaning up after a car reportedly crashed into their home overnight Friday.

Memphis fire paramedics rushed the driver of the vehicle to the hospital after the car caught on fire in one of the bedrooms of the home on National Street near Macon Road.

The brother of the homeowner and a friend of the driver said he did not survive the injuries. Memphis police later confirmed the driver died in the hospital.

No one in the home was injured.

Investigators say speeding was a factor in the incident.

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