2 dead after car hits home in Chester, Pa. and bursts into flames

This story originally appeared on 6abc.

Both the driver and the passenger of a car were killed after a vehicle slammed into a home in Chester, Pennsylvania and burst into flames.

The crash happened around 2 a.m. at Penn and 2nd streets.

A gaping hole could be seen in the side of the building with the wreckage of the car inside.

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Family members of the driver say he was coming back from a comedy club and somehow lost control.

Janeisha Bowman, who identified herself as the sister of that driver, said she woke up to a devastating phone call.

The driver was the father of three children.

“He was an awesome person. He had a good heart, took care of his children. He worked. He was a good man,” she said.

“It’s something unexpected. He was kind of young, so – unexpected. Young daughters… it hit them kind of hard,” said family friend Rock Gibson.

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The cause of this crash remains under investigation.

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