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Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Jackson Heights Early Tuesday
Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Jackson Heights Early Tuesday

Aug. 16, 2022 By Michael Dorgan

A pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Jackson Heights early Tuesday morning.

The victim, a 45-year-old man, was hit while crossing at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and 76th Street at around 2 a.m., according to police.

The driver, who police say was a man in a dark-colored Honda sedan, was traveling eastbound on Roosevelt Avenue when he plowed into the victim, the NYPD said. The driver fled the scene.

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