Central Park single-car accident kills 1

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A driver was killed in a car accident in Central Park late Friday.

According to the NYPD, at 11:15 p.m., the driver of a 2013 Nissan Altima was southbound on Central Park Drive South.

The driver, a 29-year-old man, lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree at Central Park South and Seventh Avenue.

He was taken to Roosevelt Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No one else was in the vehicle.

The identification of the victim is pending notification of kin.
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