WOODLAND TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) — Police are investigating an accident that left a driver dead and sparked a small brush fire in Burlington County, New Jersey.

Authorities say the driver was found dead at about 10:13 a.m. Wednesday in a burning car off Route 72 and Soy Place Road in Woodland Township.

Flames spread to an area surrounding the accident, but were quickly extinguished.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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