2 dead after car runs off road in East Elmhurst, Queens

EAST ELMHURST, Queens (WABC) -- Two men are confirmed dead after a car careened off a roadway in Queens.

The crash happened at about 9:30 Monday morning on the Grand Central Parkway in the vicinity of Astoria Boulevard and Ditmars Boulevard in East Elmhurst.

Police say the BMW flipped over a guardrail and landed about 50 feet into a wooded area.

The victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are investigating what caused the vehicle to run off the roadway.

The identities of the two victims have not yet been released.

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