The vehicles collided in the 600 block of Grand Street at around 1:15 a.m.
Investigators say a BMW 7 series traveling west on Grand Street blew its rear right tire, causing the driver to lose control, cross into the eastbound lane and strike a Honda Odyssey van and a Honda Element.
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The Odyssey careened into a tree, killing the 26-year-old driver. He was pronounced dead at Woodhull Hospital.
The NYPD identified the victim as Alexander Ulloa-Toribio of Brooklyn.
The 30-year-old male driver of the BMW and his 30-year-old male passenger, were taken to Bellevue Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
34-year-old driver of the Element was not injured.
The crash remains under investigation.
No charges have been filed.
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