Photo credit: James Carbone | Brookville, Queens, NY - A damaged Ford Focus sits on the side of the road where firefighters rescued three people from the vehicle after it overturned into a marshy area with two-feet of water around 4:30 a.m. on Brookville Blvd near Rockaway Blvd in Brookville, Queens, Sunday morning. Firefighters were able to rescue three of the trapped victims, although another victim was rushed to a local hospital where it was reported that the unidentified victim had died a short time later. The driver of the vehicle was being questioned by investigators. (December 30, 2012)
A Queens woman was arrested Sunday, hours after her car left a roadway in Queens and plunged into a marsh, killing one of her passengers, New York City police said.
Denise Finley, 32, of Beach 59th Street in Arverne, was charged with driving while intoxicated and unlicensed operation of a vehicle in connection with the accident, which occurred about 4:30 a.m., the NYPD said.