Passenger killed, driver hurt when car crashes into backhoe in Brooklyn

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A vehicle crashed into a backhoe in East New York, Brooklyn killing a passenger and injuring a driver.

The car crashed into the backhoe, parked at Atlantic Avenue and Georgia Avenue, just after 5 a.m. Wednesday.

A passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead.

The driver was taken to Brookdale University Hospital with neck and back injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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