A driver lost control of her Jeep on Sunday morning in Queens and struck a tree, killing her passenger, police said.
Dewayne Williams, 36, of Syracuse, was pronounced dead at the scene in South Ozone Park, the NYPD said.
The driver, a 24-year-old woman, was taken to Jamaica Hospital in serious but stable condition, the NYPD said.
She was driving eastbound on South Conduit Avenue approaching the Nassau Expressway when she crashed, police said.
The investigation is ongoing.