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Hit-and-run driver kills pedestrian on Fresh Pond Road in Queens


NEW YORK — Police say a pedestrian has been killed in a hit-and-run accident in Queens.

The crash happened just before 3 a.m. Monday on Fresh Pond Road in Ridgewood.

Police arrived at the scene and found a 32-year-old man lying on the roadway. He as unconscious and unresponsive.

The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses said a dark sedan struck the pedestrian before fleeing the scene. The investigation is ongoing.

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