Cops Seek Driver in Deadly Queens Hit-and-Run

The victim, 47-year-old Rohan Singh, was pronounced dead at the hospital

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    The family of a 47-year-old Queens man who was struck and killed by a speeding driver in Ozone Park early Sunday is pleading for the public's help in finding the driver.

    "We just want somebody to come up and tell us who is the driver," the victim's sister, Feiona Prasuv, said as she cried at the scene of the accident on Liberty Avenue and 108th Street. "It could happen to anybody."

    Rohan Singh had gone to a grocery store on Liberty Avenue and was crossing the avenue back to an apartment when he was struck at about 3:13 a.m., his family and police said.

    "He had the light," said witness Khameraj Haricharran. "It's not like he was jaywalking or anything. He was crossing correctly." 

    The driver did not stay at the scene.

    "He just hit the guy, the guy flew, and after that, we didn't see him moving. He just looked lifeless," said witness Evelyn Viera. "We don't know why the [driver] just blew past like that."

    Police have posted fliers near the scene of the accident asking for the public's help in their investigation.They are looking for a dark Nissan Maxima. 

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