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Owner Of SUV In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run Not Charged

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police were continuing their investigation into a fatal hit-and-run in Brooklyn Sunday.

Manuel Tzajguachiac, 25, had come to Brooklyn about six months ago to raise cash from various jobs he was doing to send back to his wife and family in Guatemala. He was struck and killed around 12:30 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of 65th Street and 20th Avenue in Bensonhurst by a dark-colored SUV that fled the scene.

He passed away at Lutheran Hospital.

Police found the vehicle hours later, and took the owner in for questioning. He was not charged with any crime, and was let go.

LISTEN: 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck reports

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