Vehicle catches fire near Tampa International Airport; man dead

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Police say a man died in a traffic incident near the Tampa International Airport early Tuesday morning.

The incident occurred at about 2:30 a.m. on the George J. Bean Parkway, right before the ramps for Interstate 275 and State Road 60.

Police responded and found a 1998 blue Toyota Corolla fully engulfed in flames.

Police said the man was the only person inside the vehicle. He did not survive.

Investigators are working to determine what led to the incident.

This story is developing and will be updated.

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