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25-Year-Old Man Killed In Fiery Crash In South Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A 25-year-old man was killed in a fiery crash early Monday morning in south Nashville.

Police said the man was driving a 2004 Buick Regal along Paragon Mills Road around 3 a.m. when he lost control in a curve. The vehicle left the roadway near Aster Drive, collided with a tree, and burst into flames.

The victim died at the scene. Police said they have made tentative identification, but did not release a name. They said dental records will have to be used to make a positive identification due to the extent of injuries. 

Police on the scene said speed was a factor in the crash.

Paragon Mills Road was shut down while police investigated.

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