Man dies in car fire despite rescue efforts

August 7, 2008 9:00:02 AM PDT
A man was killed in Joliet early Thursday morning when his minivan caught fire.The man was driving on Interstate 80 when flames began shooting from the van. Police say the man pulled over, and several people tried to help get him out, but the flames were too intense.

State police are trying to figure out what started the fire.