The intersection of Francis Lewis Boulevard and Sunrise Highway.

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A teen was killed in Queens in an overnight hit-and-run that remains under investigation.

Shortly after midnight on Wednesday morning, NYPD officers arrived at the intersection of Francis Lewis Boulevard and Sunrise Highway in Queens after receiving reports of a struck pedestrian, police stated.

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At the scene, police found an unconscious 16-year-old girl who was taken to Jamaica Hospital where she was pronounced dead.


Authorities have reported that an investigation revealed that a dark-colored van traveling east on Sunrise Highway hit the girl as she was walking in the crosswalk. The van then fled east on Sunrise Highway.

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The investigation is ongoing, the NYPD reported.

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