Man killed after truck catches fire in Oak Cliff accident

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A man was killed Tuesday morning after his pickup truck hit a tree and caught fire in southeast Oak Cliff.

Police said the victim’s vehicle struck a tree in front of a house at the 6400 block of Baraboo Drive just before 6:30 a.m., coming to a stop on top of a pile of tree branches. The heat from the fire ignited the tree branches, setting the vehicle on fire.

The man did not exit his vehicle and was severely burned. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The victim has yet to be identified.