NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Authorities have released the identities of two men who were killed after their car hit a stopped truck on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens early Friday.
The accident occurred just after 2:30 a.m. in Astoria.READ MORE: NYPD: Suspect Shot At Man Sitting In Back Seat Of Car
A 2014 black Hyundai Elantra smashed into the truck, which was stopped on the shoulder under the 31st Street overpass eastbound on the parkway, CBS2’s Steve Langford reported.Police Looking For Man Caught On Camera In Bronx Shooting
Police said the two men inside the car — Eran Felices, 32, of Queens and David Garcia, 36, of Manhattan — were killed.
The driver of the truck was not seriously injured. He remained on the scene.
Traffic was being diverted onto Astoria Boulevard and then back onto the parkway for hours after the crash.MORE NEWS: Bronx Man Arrested For String Of Disturbing Sex Crimes In Inwood
The investigation is ongoing.