Fiery Crash Puts Man in Hospital

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP -- A man is in the hospital after a fiery wreck in Luzerne County's back mountain.

Police said the driver's pickup truck went off Hillside Road outside Dallas around 10 a.m. on Sunday.

The truck crashed into a tree and caught fire.

Emergency crews said someone pulled the man out of the pickup by the time they arrived.

The driver was taken to the hospital. There is no word on his name or condition.

Hillside Road was closed for about an hour while crews cleaned up the wreck.