CORONA, Queens (PIX11) — A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Queens on Sunday, according to officials.
Amikar Armondo Marquez-Larez, 36, was riding a motorized scooter south down 50th Avenue in Corona around 5 a.m. when a white Honda CRV heading east on 97th Street collided with him, police said. Marquez-Larez was thrown from the scooter and suffered severe body trauma. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Officials said the driver of the white Honda CRV did not stay at the scene. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.
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