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South Ozone Park Man Killed in Crash Near Forest Hills Saturday

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Feb. 19, 2018 By Tara Law

Police have released the identity of the 21-year-old man who was killed in the early hours Saturday morning after crashing his BMW into a loading bay at a Stop & Shop near Forest Hills.

Sylvon O’Connor, of South Ozone Park, was driving a 2013 BMW east on Union Turnpike at around 12:47 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, according to police. His BMW then veered off the road and went into the loading bay of the grocery store at 89-89 Union Turnpike and burst into flames.

Police discovered O’Connor unconscious and unresponsive. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The police investigation is ongoing.

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