One man was killed and three other people were seriously injured after the car they were in smashed into a tree on Long Island, according to police.
Moments before the crash, the victims were in a 2005 Honda traveling down Peninsula Boulevard, near Avon Road in Hewlett.
The car’s driver, 20-year-old Carlos Salazar, of Queens, somehow lost control of the vehicle and it crashed off the roadway into a tree, police said.
Salazar died at the scene. The three passengers — two men and a woman — suffered traumatic injuries.
The surviving passengers were rushed to a local hospital. Their conditions weren't immediately known.
The Honda was impounded as part of an investigation into the accident.