One dead in fiery Fresno County crash

FRESNO, Calif.

The CHP said the crash happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday near Tranquillity, on the James Road overpass of Highway 180.

Investigators say the driver of a pickup truck was following a tractor towing irrigation equipment.

The pickup went out of control, hit the back of the tractor and the side of a bridge before catching on fire.

Other drivers tried to save the man in the truck but said the flames were too intense.

The man's name has not been released.

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