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NYPD: Forest Hills Man Killed in Hit and Run on Woodhaven Boulevard

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Dec. 22, 2017 By Tara Law

A 47-year-old pedestrian was killed in a hit and run on Woodhaven Boulevard—near Metropolitan Avenue–last night, police said.

Police responded to a 911 call at 10:49 p.m. after a man was discovered lying on the road close to the southbound left turn lane on Woodhaven Boulevard near Metropolitan Avenue. The officers found the victim, Thomas Kelly of Forest Hills, unconscious and unresponsive with trauma to his head and body.

EMS took Kelly to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The police investigation determined that the man had been struck in a hit and run before the police arrived.

No one has been arrested, and the investigation is ongoing.

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