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Crash kills five people in Burbank, Calif.

Sept. 28, 2013 at 3:40 PM   |   Comments

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Police described a "horrific scene" after five people were killed and one was injured in a fiery freeway crash early Saturday in Burbank, Calif.

Police told the Los Angeles Times a vehicle with six people inside was speeding south on Interstate 5 when the driver attempted to get off at the Scott Road exit in Burbank about 4:20 a.m. and lost control. The vehicle struck a concrete barrier and burst into flames.

Five people inside the vehicle were killed. A sixth person was ejected from the car.

Paramedics rushed the survivor to a hospital, Burbank fire Capt. Peter Hendrickson said.

"It's a horrific scene," police Sgt. Darin Ryburn said. "Speed was involved. It's a single-vehicle accident. No other vehicles were involved."

The names of the victims were not released.

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