BABYLON, N.Y. (PIX11) — A teen was killed in an early morning car crash in Babylon on Saturday, according to police.

Police responded to a report of a car in the woods between exits 36 and 37 on the Southern State Parkway around 1:30 a.m. Police said an initial investigation showed a 16-year-old was driving a Nissan Altima heading west. The car left the road and hit trees on the north shoulder, officials said.

The front passenger, 17, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. The driver was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

New York State Police said the investigation is ongoing and asked witnesses to call 631-756-3300.