SOUTH OZONE PARK, Queens — Two people are dead after a speeding van overturned in Queens early Sunday.
Police responded to a collision on South Conduit Avenue in the vicinity of 134th Street at about 3:30 a.m.
Authorities found an overturned minivan with two occupants inside, police said.
The driver, identified as 28-year-old Joseph Pellot, and an unidentified male passenger were both pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Pellot drove the 2006 Dodge Caravan at a high rate of speed on South Conduit Avenue when he lost control and struck a light pole and a tree, according to detectives.
The passenger’s identity has not been released pending family notification.