COLUMBIA COUNTY (WJBF) – One person is dead after a van blew up around 3:00 a.m. Monday morning in Columbia County.

According to the deputy coroner, A 1988 Coachman van exploded behind the Pilot station on Jimmy Dyess Parkway and Interstate 20.

The victim has been identified as 63-year-old William Andrews.

Fire officials are continuing to determine what sparked the blast.