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Driver dead after Tesla catches fire in Miami Gardens

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FILE – This Oct. 18, 2019 file photo shows a Tesla logo in Salt Lake City. Complaints that Tesla’s giant touch screens can fail have drawn the attention of U.S. safety regulators. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents that it’s investigating failures in the 2012 through 2015 Tesla Model S.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Officials say one person is dead after a crash led the vehicle to flames in Miami Gardens.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Miami Gardens Police responded to the scene where a Tesla caught fire in the area of Northwest 17th Avenue and 157th Street, early Monday morning.

The Tesla was burned completely.

Rescue officials said there was only one occupant in the vehicle at the time.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.