Deadly crash in Brooklyn kills one

Driver of a Mercedes died after crashing into a tree
February 4, 2008 4:26:30 AM PST
There was a deadly crash in Brooklyn this morning in the Homecrest section. Police say the driver of a Mercedes slammed into the back of a taxi which had stopped for a light at Ocean Avenue and Avenue R in Homecrest.

The Mercedes bounced off the taxi -- still moving fast and hit a tree.

The driver of the Mercedes was to taken to Coney Island Hospital -- where he was pronounced dead.

A police investigation is still underway.