Sept. 9, 2018 By Christian Murray
A 70-year-old man is dead after being hit by a car on Northern Boulevard during the early hours Sunday morning.
The man was struck at Northern Boulevard and 108th Street at about 5:20 a.m. by a Toyota Highlander that was traveling eastbound, police said.
Police were called out to the scene and found the man lying in the street unconscious. EMS pronounced him deceased at the scene.
The driver, a 40-year-old female, remained on the scene. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.
The victim’s identity has yet to be released.
Several pedestrians have been killed on Northern Boulevard in recent years, according to DOT data.
Between 2009 and 2013, five pedestrians were killed on Northern Boulevard between Queens Plaza and 114th Street.