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One dead, three hurt in fiery Lauderhill crash

Fiery Lauderhill crash, one dead and three were hurt
Fiery Lauderhill crash, one dead and three were hurt 02:59

FORT LAUDERDALE - First responders raced against time to pull a woman from a burning car after it was involved in a crash in Lauderhill.

Witnesses told CBS News Miami that a silver Chevy on NW 31st Avenue was attempting to make a left turn at NW 14th Street when it was hit by a black sedan. That sedan traveled across the road, crashed in front of a tire shop, and caught fire.

Several people from a nearby convenience store ran to help, one going back to the store to grab a fire extinguisher.    

"I tried to help the officer there extinguish the flames," said the man who ran back to the store.

A police officer used his baton to smash the car's window and pull a woman out from the flames.

Another bystander, Kanderia Thomas, worked to console the woman's very worried brother and called their parents.

"I was trying to keep him calm and I called his mom and stuff. I feel bad for them. His sister was trapped in the car, his brother was trapped in the car, and this car was on fire," said Thomas 

Four people were taken to the hospital where one died.  

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