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Two Die In Hollywood Crash While Fleeing Police

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Two people were killed in a fiery car crash while fleeing police in Hollywood early Sunday morning.

The crash happened at around 2 a.m. on Hollywood Boulevard, between Gower Street and Bronson Avenue, City News Service reports. According to authorities, the suspect driver hit a tree while police pursued, engulfing the car in flames and killing both the driver and a passenger.

Additional media reports say the car was going about 70 miles per hour before the crash happened. Hollywood Boulevard remained closed between Gower and Bronson Sunday morning while police continued their investigation.