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NYPD: Man Dies After Crashing Car into Light Pole in Rego Park

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April 23, 2018 By Tara Law

A 56-year old man was killed early today after crashing his car into a light pole on Woodhaven Boulevard, police say.

The man was driving a 2013 Hyundai north on Woodhaven Boulevard at around 3:30 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a pole near Eliot Avenue, police say.

A bystander called 911 and police arrived on the scene shortly thereafter. Emergency responders brought the man to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The man’s name has not been released pending family notification. No one else was harmed in the incident, police said.

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