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.