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      Victim of fatal car fire in Jefferson County identified as Pleasant Grove man

      Jefferson County sheriff deputies have identified the victim killed in a car fire last weekend.

      Lafayette Lee Taylor, 40, of Pleasant Grove, died in a car fire on Interstate 59 South near Allison-Bonnet Memorial Drive just before 5 p.m. Sunday. According to a release, deputies say Taylor was the only occupant of the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

      ABC 33/40 has learned that there was also an explosion at the scene.{} ATF investigators are continuing their efforts in determining the cause of both the fire and explosion.{}

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