DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A driver died early Sunday morning after a fiery crash in Dallas.

Police say a driver was speeding on West Ledbetter and crashed into a bridge support at South R.L. Thornton just before 1 a.m.

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The car then caught on fire. Witnesses tried to pull the driver out, but it was too hot and unsafe.

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The driver was pronounced dead. An identity has not been released.

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The cause of the crash is under investigation.