West Mifflin driver dies in fiery crash along Route 837



None - WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Allegheny County homicide detectives are investigating a fiery rollover crash that happened in West Mifflin early Monday morning.

The crash happened along Route 837 at about 2 a.m.

Authorities said the vehicle struck a utility pole, ripping it in half, before the car burst into flames.

An officer who was driving in the opposite direction saw the victim speeding and called for backup, but no chase ensued. When the officer turned around, he saw the fiery wreckage.

Water tankers were brought in so firefighters could extinguish the flames.

Investigators said the driver was behind the wheel of a Cadillac CTSV.

The name of the victim has not been released.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.