Delivery driver killed in hit and run

April 19, 2009 3:38:57 PM PDT
A man is under arrest Sunday, accused of fleeing the scene of a deadly accident that claimed the life of a deliveryman in Queens. The incident happened just before midnight Saturday at the intersection of 80th Street and Jamaica Avenue in the Woodhaven section.

Authorities say 43-year-old Youyun Zhou was struck and killed while riding his scooter en route to a delivery.

Police say the driver, 27-year-old Gus Pappaeliou, fled the scene. Officers caught up with him a few blocks away and arrested him.

Pappaeliou is charged with leaving the scene of an accident.


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