Man dies in car fire outside of restaurant

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MAYS LANDING -

A man was found dead after a car erupted in flames Friday outside of a busy chain restaurant in Atlantic County.

Police received a call about a vehicle on fire shortly before 6 p.m. Officers responded to the parking lot of the Mays Landing Buffalo Wild Wings in Hamilton Township.

The car was fully engulfed when officers arrived, and officials say a man was found dead inside the vehicle.

Officials have not released the man's name.

The cause of the flames remains under investigation.

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