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Tampa Police investigate deadly vehicle fire outside of Tampa International

Parkway reopened just before 5 a.m.
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Posted at 5:03 AM, Jun 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-15 08:59:39-04

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Police are investigating an early morning fatal vehicle fire on George J. Bean Parkway outbound from Tampa International Airport.

Police were called to the fire just before 2:30 a.m. and found the 1998 blue Toyota Corolla fully engulfed. According to police, there was an adult male inside who died.

Police say investigators are working to determine what led to the fire.

Outbound traffic from TPA to I-275 and SR 60 was being diverted to an alternate route, but TPA says the roadway is reopened and impacts to passengers are minimal.

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