Man killed after vehicle fire

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and Jacksonville Fire Rescue found a man dead next to pickup truck fire early Thursday morning.

JSO and JFRD responded around 1:15 a.m. to the 5700 block of Lenox Avenue at Pugh's Automotive.

Police and firefighters found a pickup truck engulfed in flames. According to police at the scene, a man was found dead outside of the truck with burns to the majority of his body. 

There is no foul play suspected and JSO says, "This is a tragic accident."


The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire and the medical examiner's office is examining the cause of death.

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