Body found in burning car on I-95 ramp in Laurel

A ramp to southbound I-95 from Route 198 in Laurel is closed. (Photo: Mike Rudd/WJLA)

(AP/ABC7) - Authorities say a ramp to southbound Interstate 95 in Laurel has been closed while they investigate a body found in a burning Jaguar vehicle.

Maryland State Police say they received a report of a car fire on the ramp from westbound Route 198 to the interstate about 3:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Police and firefighters from Prince George's responded to the scene, and firefighters found a body inside the vehicle after extinguishing the fire.

Officials did not have immediate information on the victim or how the fire started.

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