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Elmont man killed in Cambria Heights crash, NYPD says

An Elmont man was killed Sunday when a car he in which he was a passenger ran a stop sign and was struck by another vehicle in Cambria Heights, the NYPD said.

Garth Jackson, 50, was pronounced dead at Franklin Hospital in Valley Stream after the accident at about 6 p.m. near 119th Avenue and 231 Street, police said Monday morning.

A Nissan and a Honda collided, with Jackson a passenger in the Honda, which was being driven by a man, 19, police said.

The driver and another passenger, a woman, 47, also were taken to hospitals; each was in stable condition, police said. The driver was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, and his passenger went to North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset.

The driver of the Nissan, 17, was taken to Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, where he is in stable condition, police said.

According to the preliminary investigation, police said that the Honda was driving south on 231 Street, ran the stop sign at the intersection, and was struck by the Nissan.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing, police said.

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