Three men killed in fiery vehicle accident in Kelseyville

Three men were killed early Saturday in Kelseyville when their car ran off the road, hit a tree and burst into flames, the California Highway Patrol said.

The crash happened about 2:20 a.m. on Gold Dust Drive at Wilson Road, Sgt. Nenad Gorenec said.

The 2010 Chevy Camaro was headed south on Gold Dust Drive at a high rate of speed when it failed to stop at the intersection, continued across the road and hit a metal fence in front of a house, Gorenec said.

It careened off the fence and hit the tree before becoming engulfed in flames, he said.

The men likely died on impact, Gorenec said.

He said their bodies were burned beyond recognition. Their identities would be confirmed over the next week by dental records, he said.

You can reach Staff Writer Paul Payne at 707-568-5312 or On Twitter @ppayne.

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