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52-year-old man dies after reversing into tree in Coney Island

Posted: 10:44 AM, Jan 23, 2017
Updated: 2017-01-23 13:03:34-05

CONEY ISLAND — A 52-year-old man died Monday morning after he reversed his car into a tree, officials said.

Xin Xheng Lin was seriously injured in the crash and went into cardiac arrest while being transported to Coney Island Hospital.

Lin backed his 2004 Toyota minivan into the tree around 9:45 a.m., a spokesman for the FDNY said. His body was partially out out the car while he was backing up.