Fiery car crash in Brooklyn kills driver, seriously injures passenger: NYPD

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WEEKSVILLE, Brooklyn — A fiery one-car crash killed a man and severely injured another in Brooklyn early Saturday morning, police said.

The crash happened around 3:45 a.m. at Atlantic and Rochester avenues in Weeksville, according to police.

The driver of a black Maserati lost control of the vehicle, which struck a pillar for elevated Long Island Rail Road tracks and burst into flames, authorities said.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The passenger was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the NYPD.

The investigation remained active Saturday morning, police said.

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