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74-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Ridgewood Hit-and-Run Sunday: NYPD

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A 74-year-old man is dead after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Ridgewood Sunday night (Photo: Citizen)

Aug. 15, 2022 By Michael Dorgan

A 74-year-old man is dead after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Ridgewood Sunday.

The victim, Be Tran, was hit as he attempted to cross the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Hancock Street at around 7:40 p.m., according to police.

The driver, who was in a black-colored BMW, was traveling eastbound on Myrtle Avenue when he plowed into Tran. The driver fled the scene southbound on Seneca Avenue, police said.

Tran, of 58th Road in Flushing, was hit as he attempted to cross on Myrtle Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

There have been no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.

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