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CHOPPER 5 VIDEO: Person dead in vehicle engulfed by flames in Boca Raton

Posted: 6:25 AM, May 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-20 15:49:31-04

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A person was found dead after a vehicle became engulfed in flames Monday morning on northbound Powerline Road just south of Glades Road in Boca Raton, according to police.

Chopper 5 flew over the scene at 6:15 a.m. near the intersection with El Paseo Road.

Boca Raton Fire Rescue crews arrived and extinguished the flames.

Some lanes were closed to traffic for a time.

The victim’s body was badly burned as a result of the vehicle fire. Police have yet to release an identification and are waiting on results from the medical examiner’s office.

Police have released few other details about the incident.