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20-Year-Old Man Dead After Crashing Vehicle Into Tree on Clearview Expressway: NYPD

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Oct. 17, 2022 By Max Murray

A 20-year-old man is dead after he lost control of his vehicle on the Clearview Expressway during the early hours Sunday morning and crashed into a tree.

The driver was traveling northbound on the expressway near Exit 4 at around 2:18 a.m. when his 2007 Honda Accord struck a guardrail in the center of the roadway. His vehicle then careened across the northbound lanes and struck a tree on the right shoulder of the expressway.

Police said that there was a passenger in the vehicle, identified as an adult man, who was transported by EMS to New York Presbyterian – Queens with head and body trauma and is listed in critical condition. The NYPD’s Highway Collision squad is investigating the crash.

The identity of the deceased has yet to be released, pending family notification.

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