Firefighters were called to a van alight on the A3 Tolworth Underpass yesterday evening (Saturday 8 July).
The fire completely damaged the van and sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Brigade was called at 2145 and the incident was over by 2228.
Two fire engines and around ten firefighters from New Malden and Kingston fire stations attended the incident.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.