NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 19-year-old was killed when a car slammed into a tree on Avenue D and Kings Highway in Brooklyn.

It happened at around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

(credit: CBS2)

According to police, an unlicensed Mercedes Benz struck the median, lost control and hit the tree.

The driver was killed and his two passengers were injured. A 16-year-old was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, and another 19-year-old was left in serious condition.

Sources tell CBS2 the car may have been speeding.

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