NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Brooklyn man died in a one-car crash on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx early Monday morning.

Police said Mohammed Hoque, 35, struck a tree to the right of the roadway while driving a Ford Explorer in the northbound lanes near West 230th Street at around 3:15 a.m.

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EMS who responded to the scene pronounced Hoque dead at the scene upon arrival, police said.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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