NEW YORK - Two people were killed and one injured when their vehicle slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer on the Major Deegan Expressway, said police.
The victims were traveling in a 2015 white BMW M3 on the southbound Deegan near exit 9 in University Heights at about 12:30 a.m. Friday when they drove into the truck.
The accident closed the Deegan at West 230th Street well into the Friday morning rush.
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It was not clear why the car collided with the tractor-trailer. The 57-year-old driver of the truck was not injured, according to police.
The identities of the victims were not released.
There were no arrests and the investigation was ongoing.