Man dies in Cape Girardeau crash

Man dies in Cape Girardeau crash
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A man died in a crash on Sunday morning.

According to Cape Girardeau police, officers responded to the 2800 block of Lynwood Hills around 5:20 a.m. on Sunday, March 15 for a report of a tree on fire.

When they arrived, officers found a dark blue passenger car that hit a tree in a residential yard.

The Cape Girardeau Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire.

Police say they discovered the driver was the only occupant in the vehicle. They say he died on-scene near the time of impact.

The Cape Girardeau Police Department’s Traffic Unit is actively investigating the crash.

The Cape Girardeau County Coroner’s Office is working to make a positive identification and notify family members.

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