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2 dead, 1 injured in Bronx car crash: officials

Posted at 9:24 PM, Oct 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-04 22:37:42-04

THE BRONX — Two people are dead and one more is injured after a car hit the wall underneath the bridge of an elevated 6 train track in the Bronx, police said.

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According the FDNY, reports came in about the crash at around 6:46 p.m. It happened at East 165th Street and Whitlock Avenue.

Upon arrival, authorities say they discovered a 2005 Nisaan Altima and three occupants with injuries. A 23-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman — the driver and the front seat passenger — were taken to Lincoln Hospital, where both were later pronounced dead.

A third person, a 20-year-old man — the rear passenger — was sent to St. Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing from the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad.