Driver hospitalized, 20-year-old passenger dead after crash in Crown Heights

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CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A 20-year-old driver is hospitalized and his young female passenger is dead after a chaotic crash in Crown Heights early Tuesday, police said.

It happened shortly before 4 a.m. near 822 St. Johns Place.

The driver appeared to hit several parked cars before coming to rest, according to footage from the scene. The victims’ white sedan slammed head first into a parked car

Officers arrived at the scene to find a 20-year-old woman, who was traveling in the passenger seat, unconscious and unresponsive in the street, police said. She had been ejected from the car’s rear window, and taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead, police said.

The scene of a deadly crash in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn on June 2, 2015. The driver of the white sedan hit several parked cars before coming to a stop. In the chaos, his passenger was ejected from the sedan's rear window and suffered fatal injuries. (Photo: Rob Stridiron)

The scene of a deadly crash in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn on June 2, 2015. The driver of the white sedan hit several parked cars before coming to a stop. In the chaos, his passenger was ejected from the sedan’s rear window and suffered fatal injuries. (Photo: Rob Stridiron)

The driver was taken to a hospital and is listed in stable condition, police said.

No arrests have been made and an investigation is ongoing. The cause of the crash has not been determined.

The deceased’s identity has not been revealed because her family has not yet been notified, police said.

PIX11 News’ Jeff Crianza contributed to this report.