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Wrong-Way Crash On L.I.E. Service Road Kills, 1, Injures 2

Police are looking for the man they say caused a deadly, wrong-way crash on the Long Island Expressway service road early Saturday.

The accident occured around 6:45 a.m. Saturday near Exit 19, the off-ramp for Woodhaven and Queens boulevards.

Investigators say the man behind the wheel of a Chrysler Sebring convertible was going the wrong way, when he hit a Lincoln town car, heading east. A 37-year-old male passenger was thrown from the back seat into the windshield, and was killed instantly. The 59-year-old driver was rushed to a Elmhurst Hospital, where's he's listed in stable condition.

Meanwhile, police say the man behind the wheel of the Chrysler ran off leaving behind his 44-year-old passenger, who was charged with marijuana possession and taken to Elmhurst Hospital, where he's still recovering.

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