Man killed in fiery crash

Peter Oliver Andrew Rankine, 46, of East End was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Bodden Town Road on Thursday night.

The silver Mercedes-Benz Mr. Rankine was driving burst into flames after coming off the road and colliding with a tree near the intersection of Frank Sound Road.

Police, fire and emergency personnel responded to the accident at about 8:45 p.m. and fire officers put out the fire.

Mr. Rankine, who was the only person in the vehicle, was taken to hospital by ambulance, where he was pronounced dead, police said.