Austin, MN ( KROC AM News) - A traffic wreck in Austin Thursday has shaken the community.

Austin Police Chief David McKichan says it appears the vehicle left the road, went through a grove of trees, down an embankment and then burst into flames when it came to a stop.

McKichan says the vehicle was engulfed in flames when first responders arrived. After the fire was put out, the bodies of an adult male, an adult female, and 2 children under the age of 5 were found inside. It’s believed they were family members.

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