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Two Dead, One Critical After Fiery Crash Near Cannelton

State Police say two people are dead and one person is in critical condition following a fiery one-vehicle accident late Wednesday night in Perry County.

Police say 35-year-old Terry Burden of Tell City was eastbound on State Road 66 at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his car.

The vehicle ran off the highway, struck a tree and caught fire.

Burden and a front seat passenger, 49-year-old Brian Nugent of Tell City were trapped in the vehicle and pronounced dead by the Perry County Coroner.

A back seat passenger, 27-year-old Sarah Metcalf of Hawesville, Kentucky, was able to climb out of the wreckage.

She is listed in critical condition at a Louisville hospital.