Man killed in Richmond Hill hit-and-run on Sunday morning

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Updated Feb. 29, 9:21 a.m.

A man was struck and killed by a car on Sunday morning after he tried to retrieve personal items from the back seat of his vehicle in Richmond Hill, police said.

Officers from the 106th Precinct found the 48-year-old victim unconscious and unresponsive in the middle of 111th Street between 107th an 109th avenues at about 4:40 a.m., it was reported. The victim was identified as Besik Shengelia of Gravesend, Brooklyn.

Paramedics rushed the victim to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

There are no arrests and an investigation by NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad is ongoing.

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