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First responders found a man’s body inside a car that went up in flames in Flushing on Friday morning, police reported.

At 8:03 a.m. on Oct. 19, law enforcement sources said, officers from the 110th Precinct and FDNY units responded to a 911 call of a fire in the vicinity of Northern Boulevard and Prince Street.

Shortly after putting the fire out, authorities noted, FDNY personnel discovered an unidentified male unconscious and responsive, in the vehicle.

Authorities pronounced the man deceased on scene, police said. According to the 110th Precinct, the victim appeared to be his in 50s. His body was transferred to the Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy.

Meanwhile, on Oct. 21, the 110th Precinct reported on Twitter that the Medical Examiner has deemed the death non-suspicious, likely due to smoke inhalation that rendered him unconscious and caused him to be consumed by the fire.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

This story was updated on Oct. 22 at 11:05 a.m.

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