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 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 We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.