Coroner investigates fatal fiery crash

Published 01/23 2013 11:50AM

Updated 01/23 2013 05:43PM

EFFINGHAM -- Investigators identified a man who died in a fiery car crash Sunday morning. It happened on North Blue Point Trail. The county coroner said 35-year-old Joseph Wirth crashed around 1 am.

Authorities said the car went off the road and hit a tree before catching fire. A passing driver saw the car about eight hours later. Preliminary autopsy reports show Wirth died of injuries in that crash.

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