Driver killed after crashing into light pole in Queens

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A speeding driver lost control of his car and died after crashing into a light pole in Queens early Sunday morning, police said.

The driver of the vehicle, an unidentified 27-year-old man, was ejected when the car rolled on the grass median about 4:400 a.m. at 79th Street and Linden Boulevard in Lindenwood, according to the NYPD.

He was rushed by medics to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead just before 7 a.m. Sunday morning, police said.

The driver died after losing control of his vehicle.
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The driver crashed near Linden Blvd and S Conduit Avenue in Queens.
The driver crashed near Linden Blvd and S Conduit Avenue in Queens.
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The driver was rushed to Jamaica Hospital, where he died.
The driver was rushed to Jamaica Hospital, where he died.
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Police seen near the damaged light pole.
Police seen near the damaged light pole.
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Photos from the scene show a severely damaged black car on its side on a patch of grass next to the road.

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