61-year-old man crossing Queens street fatally struck by unknown vehicle

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FRESH MEADOWS, N.Y. (PIX11)– A 61-year-old man crossing a Queens street was fatally struck by a vehicle Wednesday night and then fled, police say.

The incident occurred on 46th Ave. and east of Utopia Parkway (map).

NYPD determined the victim was crossing 46th Avenue, midblock, when he was hit by an unknown vehicle, which subsequently fled.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with head injuries, where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing.