NEWTON, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A person was killed after a car crash that resulted in a fire, the Newton Fire Department says.
Around 1:40 p.m., officials say a car slammed into a tractor-trailer on Southwest Blvd. before veering off the road. The car then caught fire, causing the driver to be killed.
It is unclear if there are any other injuries at this time, and it is unknown how many people were inside of the car with the driver.