Arrest made in Sunnyside, Queens, hit and run

July 20, 2012 4:15:31 AM PDT
Police have made an arrest in a deadly hit and run in Queens Wednesday night.

The incident happened around 10 p.m. in Sunnyside.

Police say a 37-year-old Roger Hernandez was riding his bike when he was hit by a dark-colored sedan at Greenpoint Avenue and 39th Place.

He was carrying a bouquet of flowers at the time and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Eyewitnesses say the driver was swerving before he hit struck Hernandez.

Police say 25-year-old Alex Batista is now under arrest, accused of driving drunk.

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