1 dead in horrific East Flatbush crash

August 7, 2013 4:53:44 AM PDT
One person was killed in a horrific accident in Brooklyn early Wednesday.

The crash happened on Utica Avenue between Clarendon Road and Beverly Road in East Flatbush just after 4 a.m.

A silver convertible traveling north on Utica Avenue lost control and slammed a utility pole and two parked cars.

The driver, a 23-year-old man, was rushed to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Debris littered the roadway, and the police investigation was ongoing. Police say the vehicle was travelling at a high rate of speed.

Utica Avenue was shut down in both directions.