Driver ID'd in Brooklyn crash

File photo of NYPD vehicle.

File photo of NYPD vehicle. Photo Credit: Newsday

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Police have identified the driver who ran a red light and was killed along with two others in a car crash early Saturday, New York City police said.

Three were killed and three others injured in the crash in Brooklyn, NYPD said.

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Jonathan Ishan-Sade, 21, of Brooklyn, was killed when the 2003 Acura he was driving ran a red light about 2 a.m. at East Fifth Street and Avenue U and collided with a 2009 Toyota Camry, killing Leonora Lavaud, 24, and Andre Capers-Jones, 26, both of Brooklyn, police said.

No charges will be filed, police said.

Three passengers riding in the Acura were rushed to Lutheran Medical Center in Sunset Park. One man was listed in critical condition, while two female passengers had lesser injuries, police said. Police have not yet identified those victims.

Nine vehicles, including a city bus, were damaged in the crash, police said.

It's not yet clear whether alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash.

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