Police: Man’s death in car fire was accidental

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Grand Rapids Police have determined that a man who was found dead in a burned out car died accidentally.

Oliver Hernandez-Lorenzo, 21, was found in car that was on fire in the 700 block of Olympia Street SW on November 12th.  After crews put on the fire, the found Hernandez-Lorenzo’s body.

The Kent County Medical Examiner determined that Hernandez-Lorenzo died from asphyxia from smoke inhalation.  The examiner reports that his death was accidental.

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