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1 dead when trucks collide on BQE in Queens

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Two delivery trucks collided on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Tuesday night, killing one of the drivers.

A FedEx tractor trailer and a UPS truck crashed on the eastbound expressway, near the Metropolitan Avenue exit, at 10:30 p.m.

The driver of the truck that rear ended the other was ejected from his vehicle.

He was pinned between the trucks and pronounced dead.

No other serious injuries were reported.

The eastbound lanes were closed for two hours as police investigated.

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