Police are investigating a late night car crash and fire that killed a woman in Pembroke Pines Monday.
The crash took place just before 11:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Sheridan Street west of Northwest 136th Avenue.
Pembroke Pines Police said when officers arrived, they found a vehicle engulfed in flames in the median. Fire rescue crews arrived and put out the fire.
The body of a dead woman was found inside the vehicle. Police have not released her identity.
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An initial investigation said the driver lost control and hit a tree in the center median before bursting into flames. Investigators believe speed and alcohol may have played a factor in the crash.
Sheridan Street was closed for much of the overnight hours before reopening Tuesday morning.