- Associated Press - Thursday, August 4, 2016

SYOSSET, N.Y. (AP) - One person is dead after authorities say a car caught fire on Long Island.

Firefighters were called to the scene on a Syosset street around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and found a Mercedes Benz SL 500 with its interior fully engulfed in flames.

The occupant of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities didn’t immediately identify the victim.

It’s unclear what caused the fire.

The incident remains under investigation.



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