25-year-old killed in Jackson Heights hit-and-run

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Police are looking for a driver who struck and killed a 25-year-old in Jackson Heights early Monday morning.

Manuel Campoverde was about six blocks from his home when a vehicle traveling in the eastbound lane of 34th Avenue hit him at Junction Boulevard around 2 a.m, then kept driving, according to authorities.

Campoverde was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A witness described the car as a small, black four-door sedan, driven by a male with a light complexion, said police.

The investigation is ongoing.



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