Frum Man Found Dead Inside Flame-engulfed Car In Borough Park

A Jewish man was was found dead in a car fire in Borough Park.

Authorities received a call for a car fire in the vicinity of 39th Street and 12th Avenue in Borough Park around 2:44 a.m., police said.

When they arrived, firefighters found a 2018 Honda engulfed in flames.

Police found a man sitting in the driver’s seat.

Firefighters worked to get to the victim, but he was unresponsive and already dead by the time they got there.

No one else was in the car at the time of the fire. The driver was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police are canvassing the area for surveillance footage of what may have caused the flames.

His identity was not immediately released.