Man arrested in deadly Queens hit and run

July 29, 2013 4:40:38 AM PDT
A Queens man is under arrest following a hit and run accident that killed a pedestrian early Saturday morning.

Detectives identified 34-year old Carl Alvear as the driver who hit a woman on the Van Wyck Expressway at about 5 a.m. in Jamaica.

They say his truck was heading north on the service road, struck the woman, and left the scene.

The victim, 31-year old Latrisha Been, was taken to Jamaica Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Alvear is charged with Manslaughter-Recklessly Cause Death.