MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - One person has died after a crash ended in flames in Miami Gardens.

A Tesla caught fire in the area of Northwest 17th Avenue and 157th Street, early Monday morning.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Miami Gardens Police responded to the scene where debris could be seen scattered across the roadway.

The Tesla was left completely charred.

Rescue officials said there was only one occupant in the vehicle at the time and did not survive.

The car was eventually towed away.

About an hour after first responders left, 7News called 911 after seeing sparks from a power line, which eventually stopped.

Florida Power and Light crews also visited the scene to look at the damage.

Some who work nearby said the intersection is prone to car crashes.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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