Man found dead in Rutherford County car fire

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Several agencies responded to the scene of a death investigation in Rutherford County.

Shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday, Rutherford County Fire and Rescue officials said they were called to the scene of a car fire outside a Dollar General on Lebanon Pike.

According to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office a man was found dead behind the wheel of a white sedan. The car was removed from the scene and businesses in that strip mall have since reopened to the public.

Courtesy: Public Information Officer/Programs Coordinator
Rutherford County Government

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No other details have been released at this time. The Sheriff and Fire Marshals office are conducting a joint investigation.

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