Driver Killed in Rollover Crash and Fire

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A man was killed after his car rolled and caught fire on a highway in the town of Beloit.

Town of Beloit Fire and Police Departments were dispatched to the 2500 Block of S. Paddock Rd for the rollover at 12:30 Friday afternoon.  Witnesses told them that one person was pinned in the car and died after the engine caught fire, engulfing the car in flames.

Investigators believe that the car swerved into a deep ditch on the west side of the road, collided with a concrete culvert and then rolled onto its roof before catching fire.

The Rock County Medical Examiner’s Officer is investigating, and the name of the victim has not yet been released.

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