Car plunges into water in Queens, leaving 3 dead: FDNY

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LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — Three people were killed early Saturday morning after a vehicle plunged into a creek in Queens, fire officials said.

First responders were called to the area near Borden Avenue and 29th Street in Long Island City around 4:45 a.m., according to the FDNY.

Fire officials said the vehicle went over a hill and landed in the water at Newtown Creek.

FDNY divers and rescue teams responded to the scene and pulled three people from the water, officials said.

The victims — later revealed to be Luis Cuadros, 30, of Queens; and Quameek Mac, 25, of Freeport — were taken to area hospitals, but none survived, officials said.

A third victim has still gone unidentified.

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