Glendale man dies after his car gets smashed by a truck in Long Island City

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A 53-year-old man died on Monday after his vehicle was struck by a truck in Long Island City, police said.

On June 13 at about 7:58 p.m., police responded to a call of a car crash between a four-door sedan and a truck at 37th Street and Review Avenue in Long Island City. Officers found Bruce E. Lanzer, of 76th Street in Glendale, in his car with trauma to his body.

Lanzer was transported to Elmhurst Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. A police investigation found that a 26-year-old man was driving the truck westbound on Review Avenue when he hit the car driven by Lanzer. The investigation found that Lanzer had failed to stop at a stop sign on 37th Street.

There are no arrests at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

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