Pedestrian dead in Downtown hit-and-run

A hit-and-run driver struck and killed a man on Flatbush Avenue Extension at DeKalb Avenue on Monday night, according to police.

Officers found 34-year-old Latchman Singh unconscious in the crosswalk of the busy intersection between Junior’s Restaurant, Long Island University, and Applebee’s at 7:47 pm, cops said. Emergency medical personnel took the Queens man to Kings County Hospital Center, where a doctor pronounced him dead on arrival, police said.

The driver fled the scene and an investigation is ongoing, officials said.

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