Fatal car fire causes delays on BQE, Gowanus Expressway

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A fatal car fire caused major closures this morning on the BQE and Gowanus Expressway.

Emergency workers responded just after 4 a.m. to reports of a fire on the Gowanus Expressway near Hamilton Avenue. 

Officials report a person inside that car has died. 

The medical examiner is on scene as the accident investigation gets underway.

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