NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run in Queens early Sunday.
Investigators said Pedro Perez, 51, was struck at 5:11 a.m. at 112th Street and Roosevelt Avenue in North Corona.READ MORE: New State-Of-The-Art $241 Million High School On The Ballot For Hoboken Voters
He was found unconscious in the roadway, and was rushed to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst where he was later pronounced dead, police said.READ MORE: 11-Year-Old New Jersey Girl Sews Custom Hospital Gowns For Pediatric Cancer Patients
Police said Perez was struck by a black sedan headed west on Roosevelt Avenue, and the driver took off.MORE NEWS: NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora Dies After Being Shot In Line Of Duty In Harlem: 'True Heroes Never Die'
There were no arrests as of just before 4 p.m., and the investigation continued.