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One killed when Vehicle crashes into apartment

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ALBANY (WALB) - Police are investigating a deadly overnight crash in south Albany.

A vehicle crashed through an apartment in the 1500 block of Newton Road and burst into flames.  One person in the vehicle was killed.

It happened around 1 a.m.

Residents of the housing complex say either a truck or SUV left the road and struck the building, leaving a gaping hole in the side. The apartment was not occupied and firefighters were able to stop the flames from spreading to adjacent units.

The name of the victim has not been released.