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.{}