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PASADENA, Texas -- A driver crashed into a fence and died in the subsequent fire overnight Thursday, Pasadena police said.

The incident happened on Heights Street at Southmore Avenue around midnight, according to police.

It appeared a driver lost control and went into a metal fence around a recycling business. The truck caught fire, and the driver died at the scene.

It wasn't clear what caused the driver to lose control. Officials said there were no witnesses to the incident.

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