Driver speeding on Brooklyn parkway fatally crashes into tree

Barry Paddock, New York Daily News
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A driver speeding on a Brooklyn parkway died after he lost control and crashed into a tree early Sunday, cops said.

Jason Rivera was zipping west on the Belt Parkway in an Infiniti when he lost control near Exit 9 in Sheepshead Bay about 12:20 a.m. cops said. His vehicle left the roadway and slammed into a tree.

Medics rushed Rivera, 31, unconscious and unresponsive to Coney Island Hospital, but he could not be saved. He lived in the Bay View Houses in Canarsie, cops said.


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