One killed during car fire on Kane Street in West Hartford


WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — West Hartford police and firefighters are investigating a deadly vehicle fire in a parking lot on Kane Street on Wednesday morning.

Around 4 a.m., an officer notified dispatcher that a car was on fire in the parking lot of 46 Kane St.

The officer tried to get the person out by breaking a window, but the flames were too big.

Due to the the severity of the fire, the officer could not see inside or access the interior of the car.

Firefighters were called in to knock down the flames. Once the flames were out, the victim found dead in the driver’s seat.

State police troopers are also assisting with the investigation.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call West Hartford police at (860) 523-5203.

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