(Metro file photo) The crash killed a 25-year-old man on 34th Avenue. Credit: Metro file photo


Police are searching for the driver in a hit-and-run crash that left a 25-year-old Queens man dead early Monday morning.


Manuel Campoverde was struck in the eastbound lane of 34th Avenue near Junction Boulevard in Jackson Heights shortly before 2 a.m., police said.


He was transported to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.


A witness described the vehicle as a small black sedan being operated by a man with a light complexion, police said.


Campoverde was just a few blocks away from his home when he was hit.