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One person is dead after a fiery single-vehicle crash in Duncan Monday night.

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP were called to Lakes and Tzouhalem roads at around 9 p.m. on November 11th.

Unconfirmed sources say the driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a pole, causing the vehicle to burst into flames.

The driver was the lone occupant of the SUV and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation and the identity of the driver has not been released.

Investigators are trying to determine the driving behaviour of the driver before the crash.

Any motorist driving in the area between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. with a dashcam or witnesses to the collision is asked to contact North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at 250-701-9145.

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