(KTXL) — A person was found dead in a burning vehicle along US Highway 50 in El Dorado County on Wednesday, according to the El Dorado County Fire Protection District.

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Units with the fire protection district arrived at eastbound US 50 near the Mountain View Mobile Manor in Placerville following reports of a vehicle accident with fire.

Crews found the vehicle fully engulfed in flames and were able to extinguish the fire.

While knocking down the flames, firefighters noticed a person of unknown gender and age inside of the vehicle.

The California Highway Patrol Placerville station is handling the investigation of single-vehicle collision and the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Coroner is working to determine the identity of the victim.