Man fatally struck by hit-and-run driver in Queens

March 9, 2012 4:54:32 AM PST
Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a man at the intersection of 149th Street and Hawthorne Avenue in Flushing, Queens, just after 8 p.m. Thursday.

The driver then took off, leaving the 65-year-old victim lying in the street.

He was rushed in critical condition to the hospital, where he later died.

Police have not identified the victim and have not released a description of the vehicle.

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