1 killed in fiery head-on crash in Kent by possible wrong-way driver who ran from scene

One person died in a fiery crash Sunday night after two vehicles collided head-on in Kent, police said.

The victim has not been identified.

Police believe the car in which a person was killed was driving the wrong way and crashed into another car.

Two people were spotted running away from the car that contained the victim and have not been located.

In the other car, two people were injured and taken to a local hospital.

Paramedics found the dead person inside the car after putting out a fire caused by the impact of the crash, police said.

The collision occurred about 10 p.m. in the 9700 block of Canyon Drive.

The investigation is ongoing.

Stacia Glenn covers crime and breaking news in Pierce County. She started with The News Tribune in 2010. Before that, she spent six years writing about crime in Southern California for another newspaper.