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Fiery tanker crash kills driver, burns Maryland homes

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A tanker truck hauling flammable liquid has crashed on a Maryland highway and caught fire, killing the driver and damaging vehicles and homes. Authorities said fire crews arrived to find the truck completely engulfed in a fire that had spread to homes and vehicles. The blaze has since been extinguished. Authorities confirmed that the driver died but say no other fatalities or injuries were reported. Police say the cause of the crash is under investigation, as is the substance the truck was transporting. But officials say it’s likely it was a commonly transported liquid like gasoline that poses no harm to the general public.

Tom Sizemore, ‘Saving Private Ryan’ actor, dies at 61

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Tom Sizemore, the “Saving Private Ryan” actor whose bright 1990s star burned out under the weight of his own domestic violence and drug convictions, has died at age 61. His manager Charles Lago said Sizemore died at a hospital in Burbank, California on Friday. He had suffered a brain aneurysm early Feb. 18 at his Los Angeles home. Sizemore became a star with acclaimed appearances in “Natural Born Killers” and Michael Mann’s cult-classic crime thriller “Heat.” But serious substance dependency, abuse allegations and multiple run-ins with the law devastated his career, left him homeless and in debt for millions of dollars and sent him to jail.

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