Updated Sunday, July 6, 8:25 a.m.
An alleged drunk driver has been charged after hitting and killing a pedestrian in Jackson Heights on Saturday, cops said.
The crash happened at about 4:30 a.m. on Roosevelt Avenue near 92nd Street, according to officials.
The victim, a man, who has yet to be identified by police, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, 42-year-old Romulo Mejia, of Bradenton, Florida, and his passenger, a 35-year-old woman, were taken to Elmhurst Hospital in stable condition, cops said.
Mejia has been charged with vehicular manslaughter with a previous conviction for DWI, criminally negligent homicide, aggravated unlicensed operator, and DWI with a previous conviction in the past 10 years, according to police.