Police said the 22-year-old man was heading west on Kings Highway when he somehow lost control and struck a tree between Beverley Road and Tilden Avenue.
The accident happened around 4:45 a.m. when the driver of a Nissan Murano traveling northbound lost control of her car, crossing into the southbound lanes of traffic, police said.
Viktor Avadyayev, 53, had been standing behind the white 2007 Chrysler limousine and was struck as the vehicle traveled in reverse, police said.
Topping the list is the Hempstead Turnpike in Nassau County, where there have been 15 deadly accidents involving pedestrians from 2008 to 2010.
The fire broke out just before 5 a.m. on West 6th Street near Kings Highway.
New Yorkers are facing real road dangers. A new study shows some of the city’s busiest intersections are also some of its most dangerous.