Passenger dies after car crashes through fence at JFK Airport


QUEENS, NY – Police said a woman was killed in a high-speed car accident in Queens late Sunday night, the Daily News reports.

According to the NYPD, the driver of a Honda Accord lost control of the car while speeding in the vicinity of Rockaway Boulevard and Brookville Boulevard at about 11:20 p.m.

The car hit a sidewalk, went airborne and then crashed through a chain link fence surrounding John F. Kennedy International Airport.

The impact caused a pole to go through a windshield of the car, striking a 25-year-old woman who was a passenger in the back seat. She was pronounced dead after being transported to St. John’s Hospital. The woman’s identity was not immediately released.

The driver of the Accord, a 28-year-old man, was also hit by the pole and was transported to Jamaica Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

A 28-year-old woman who was a passenger in the front seat was taken to the same hospital and was reported to be in stable condition.

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