UPDATE: Coroner identifies man found dead in vehicle fire near Owens, D Street

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A person was found dead inside a pickup truck that caught fire Sunday night, according to Las Vegas Fire and Rescue.

The man was identified Wednesday by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Larry Cross, a 66-year-old Las Vegas resident.

It happened around 7:45 p.m. at 219 Monroe Avenue, near Owens Avenue and D Street.

LVFR says the car was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on scene.

Arson investigators, Las Vegas police’s homicide unit and the Clark County Coroner’s Office are investigating the death, which is standard procedure for a fatality resulting from a fire.

There were no reported injuries of first responders during the incident.

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