NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A driver is in critical condition and her passengers is dead after her car rear-ended an MTA flatbed truck overnight in Manhattan, police say.

The crash happened around 1 a.m. near 190th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in Washington Heights.

Police said the 25-year-old woman behind the wheel was taken to Harlem Hospital in critical condition. Her passenger was rushed to Columbia Presbyterian, where he was pronounced dead.

The passenger has been identified as 28-year-old Eduardo Liranzo, of the Bronx.

A man in the MTA truck was treated for neck and back pain.

Police said the Honda also crashed into two parked cars about 16 blocks away.


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