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Driver killed in one-car crash on Staten Island

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

New York City police are investigating a fatal one-car crash on Staten Island.

Police say the accident occurred shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday on the westbound Staten Island Expressway near the Martin Luther King Expressway.

Police say the 2000 Lexus struck a median and overturned. The driver was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No other vehicles or persons were involved in the accident.

The driver was identified as 36-year-old Derrick Kearse of Staten Island.

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