A Ryedale man died in his car from injuries sustained in an explosion, a coroner’s court has heard.
Scott Andrew Wilson, 54, a store assistant from Windmill Avenue, Kirkbymoorside, died on 30 June at Whitby Abbey car park.
Jon Heath, senior coroner for York and North Yorkshire, opened the inquest at Northallerton Coroners Court yesterday (Tuesday).
He said that Mr Wilson was found in a vehicle that was on fire. His death was confirmed at the scene.
The provisional cause of death was given as burns due to explosion.
The inquest was adjourned to a date to be fixed to allow further investigations to be carried out.