By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — One person was killed Friday morning in a fiery crash in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

Police said a black Volkswagen Tiguan struck a pole near 78th and Racine around 6:30 a.m., causing the SUV to catch on fire.

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An unidentified person in the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported.

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Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff