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Elderly couple killed in Queens parking lot crash

Posted at 11:49 PM, Nov 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-03 23:49:24-05

NEW YORK (AP) – Police say an 87-year-old driver and his 89-year-old passenger were killed when the man lost control of his car and crashed while attempting to exit a parking lot in Queens.

It happened just after 9 p.m. Sunday at the College Point Shopping Center at 132nd Street and 20th Avenue. Police say the car struck an unoccupied minivan and a light pole.

The names of the victim have not yet been released. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police did not say what caused the accident.