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Fiery Crash Kills 2, Starts Brushfire Off Hwy 580 In Pleasanton

PLEASANTON (CBS SF) -- A fatal crash off eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Pleasanton Tuesday night claimed two lives and started a small brush fire, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The accident was first reported around 11 p.m. near the San Ramon Road off ramp, CHP officials said.

The driver of a speeding sedan clipped an SUV, lost control and flew off of the roadway, crashing into a tree as the car burst into flames.

No lanes were closed and the small brushfire started by the flaming vehicle was quickly extinguished, according to the CHP.

No other injuries were reported in the accident.

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