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Queens man killed in Christmas morning hit-and-run

Police tape Police were searching for the driver who killed a 29-year-old Queens man on Christmas morning. (Metro File Photo)

A 29-year-old Queens man died on Christmas morning after he was run down by a vehicle as he was crossing the street.

Enrique Clemente-Ovando, of Elmhurst, was struck and killed on Astoria Boulevard near 103rd Street. Police found him at about 4:30 a.m. with severe trauma to his body. He was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver, who did not remain at the scene, may have been operating a beige Toyota Camry with Pennsylvania registration, police said. The car was traveling eastbound on Astoria Boulevard.


The investigation is ongoing.

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