Death investigation underway in Tacoma after man dies in vehicle fire

A death investigation is underway after a man died in a vehicle fire in a parking garage Friday afternoon. 

According to Tacoma Police Department, officers and the Tacoma Fire Department responded to reports of a vehicle fire on the corner of Pacific Ave. and 72nd St. 

When first responders arrived, an injured man was found next to another car and a group of Samaritans were putting out the fire. The man was later pronounced dead at the scene. 

A death investigation remains ongoing, and the victim has not yet been identified.

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