Published: Jan 22, 2013 11:24 PM EST
Updated: Jan 22, 2013 11:44 PM EST

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- A car crash leads to a death investigation in Lee County when authorities find a body inside the wreckage.

The investigation is happening just North of Liberty Crossing and Wellfield Roads in rural Bonita Springs east of Interstate 75.

Authorities say, after 8:00 P.M. Tuesday night, a driver slammed into the woods in the hidden cypress preserve near the Liberty Youth Ranch. The vehicle burst into flames and the person inside was burned and died.

Investigators will be on scene all night long, gathering evidence in the case.