Queens man struck and killed by vehicle

Queens man struck and killed by vehicle

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NEW YORK (AP) - A 25-year-old Queens man has been killed in a hit & run accident.

New York City police say Manuel Campoverde was pronounced dead shortly after the accident at 1:51 a.m. Monday.

It occurred at 34th Avenue and Junction Boulevard. Authorities say the victim was in the eastbound lane of 34th Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle.

Police say the vehicle fled the scene. It was described as being a small, black four-door sedan.

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