1 dead after hit-and-run crash ends with vehicle in flames

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SOMERS, Wis. (AP) — A hit-and-run incident in Kenosha County has ended with one person dead.

The Kenosha News reports that sheriff’s deputies responded to a hit-and-run crash in Somers late Thursday afternoon.

Sheriff’s Lt. Tom Gilley says a pickup truck had apparently rear-ended another vehicle before fleeing the scene. The truck later crashed on a curve and burst into flames.

Firefighters discovered a body inside the truck. The county medical examiner was called to the scene.

The dead person’s identity hasn’t been released.