Driver sought after leaving scene of fatal pedestrian accident in Queens


FLUSHING, QUEENS, NY – Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that killed a pedestrian in Queens on Sunday night, according to amNewYork.

The crash took place in the area of Myrtle Avenue and Hancock Street in the Ridgewood section of the borough.

NYPD officers responded to the scene and found a man in the roadway, who was later pronounced dead by paramedics.  He was identified as 74-year-old Be Tran of Flushing.

Investigators determined that Tran was walking across Myrtle Avenue at about 7:14 p.m. when he was struck by a black BMW that was going eastbound.  The driver of the BMW did not stop after the collision and was last seen speeding away from the scene along Seneca Avenue.

Family members told the Daily News that Tran was a Door Dash driver who was likely making his last delivery of the night at the time he was struck.

The NYPD Collision Investigation Squad is investigating the case and searching for the driver who was responsible.

Anyone with further information regarding the hit-and-run was asked to call Crime Stoppers.

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