News Jeep sought in fatal Queens hit-run on College Point Boulevard, NYPD says NYPD: Jeep sought in fatal Queens hit-and-run By JAMIE REYSEN October 7, 2015 9:56 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email The NYPD says it's looking for a Jeep in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Queens. Authorities say Mariano Contreras, 41, of Corona, was crossing College Point Boulevard in Flushing just after 1 a.m. Sunday when he was struck by a vehicle, described as a 2014 or 2015 dark-colored Jeep Grand Cherokee, that fled the scene, police said. Contreras was taken to New York Hospital of Queens, where he was pronounced dead. Anyone with information about the hit-and-run is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential. Watch video released by the NYPD above. By JAMIE REYSEN Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.