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2 killed in fiery crash in Gretna

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Police investigate a fatal accident in the 500 block of Gretna Blvd. (FOX 8/Bernel Davis) Police investigate a fatal accident in the 500 block of Gretna Blvd. (FOX 8/Bernel Davis)
The car veered off of the road and hit a high voltage utility column. (FOX 8/Bernel Davis). The car veered off of the road and hit a high voltage utility column. (FOX 8/Bernel Davis).
It took emergency crews several hours to remove the bodies from the car. (FOX 8/Bernel Davis) It took emergency crews several hours to remove the bodies from the car. (FOX 8/Bernel Davis)
GRETNA, LA (WVUE) -

Two people burned to death after their car veered off the road crashed into a high voltage utility pole, according to Gretna police.

It happened Friday around 3:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Gretna Blvd.  The crash shut down the eastbound lanes of the roadway from Lafayette St. to Bell Chasse Hwy.

Police say they believe speed was a factor in the crash.

It took several hours for police to get the bodies out of the car.  It is unclear if the victims are male or female.

The accident is still under investigation.

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