Nov. 27, 2017 By Christian Murray
A Flushing man died Friday after losing control of his black minivan and striking a support beam of the LIRR overpass at the intersection of 39th Avenue and Francis Lewis Boulevard, police said.
Raymond Connor, 73, from the Murray Hill section of Flushing, was traveling southbound on Francis Lewis Boulevard at around 6:30 p.m. when he struck the beam.
When police arrived on the scene they found him unconscious and unresponsive. EMS responded and transported him to Flushing Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.