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Man found dead inside burning vehicle in Brooklyn: police

Posted: 12:12 PM, Feb 08, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-08 12:12:48-05
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RED HOOK, Brooklyn — A man was found dead inside a burning vehicle in Brooklyn early Saturday.

Police responded to a call of a vehicular fire in the vicinity of Court and Bay streets just before 2 a.m.

The fire was extinguished, and authorities found an adult male, unconscious and unresponsive at the front passenger seat of the vehicle, police said.

He also appeared to have possible trauma to his head, cops said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The circumstances surrounding the incident were not immediately disclosed.