News Couple killed when elderly driver loses control of car, slams into light pole in store parking lot By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Updated November 4, 2014 9:07 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email An elderly man crashed his car while exiting a supermarket parking lot in Queens on Monday night, killing both him and his passenger, police said. The 87-year-old man was leaving the parking lot of BJ's on 20th Avenue in College Point at about 9:15 p.m. when he lost control of the car and slammed into an unoccupied gray minivan and then a light pole. The 89-year-old female passenger, who police believe was his wife, also died in the crash. The couple have not been identified pending family notification, police said. By ALISON FOX email@example.com @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.