NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One person was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on the Van Wyck Expressway early Saturday.

A total of seven vehicles were involved.

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Police said a 2011 Chevy SUV, driven by a 29-year-old man, was traveling north when it collided with a 2012 Acura sedan, driven by a 27-year-old woman, also heading north. The Acura then crossed the median into the southbound lanes, where it hit a 2015 Jeep SUV, driven by a 48-year-old man, and a 2016 Ford truck, driven by a 43-year-old man. A 2011 Honda sedan, also heading south, was struck by debris.

The Chevy and Acura then continued north and collided with a 2012 Toyota SUV, driven by a 57-year-old man, police said. The Chevy also struck a 2005 BMW sedan, driven by a 24-year-old man.

Police said the drivers of the Acura, Chevy, Jeep and Ford were taken to the hospital in stable condition, along with a passenger in the Chevy. A passenger in the Acura was killed.

The deceased was identified as 38-year-old Jairo Castano, of Brooklyn.

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The Van Wyck was closed in both directions at Jewel Avenue in Queens for several hours as investigators worked to determine if weather conditions were to blame for the wreck.