Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Man in Queens

By Wil Cruz on March 9, 2012 9:52am 

A 65-year-old man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Flushing on March 8, 2012.
A 65-year-old man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Flushing on March 8, 2012.
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QUEENS — A 65-year-old man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Flushing, police said Friday.

The victim was crossing the intersection at 149th Street and 45th Avenue when the vehicle hit him about 8:15 p.m. Thursday, police said.

The vehicle sped away from the scene, cops said.

The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to New York Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

No arrests have been made.

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