1 dead after fiery crash in McMinn Co.

ETOWAH (WATE) – One person was killed in a fiery car crash in McMinn County Sunday night.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, it happened around 11 p.m. on Old Mecca Pike near County Road 880.

Dispatchers say the car crashed and then caught fire. After extinguishing the flames, a body was found inside the vehicle.

THP says an autopsy is being performed so troopers can identify the victim.

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