Update: Driver arrested in deadly hit-and-run on Van Wyck Expressway


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Police have arrested a truck driver who took off after fatally striking a woman in Jamaica early Saturday morning.

Carl Alvear, 34, of Maspeth, has been charged with manslaughter, cops said Sunday.

The incident happened around 4:50 a.m. on the northbound side of the Van Wyck Expressway, according to authorities.

The victim, who police identified Sunday as 31-year-old Queens resident Latrisha Been, was taken to Jamaica Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Published: Saturday, July 27, 12:23 p.m.
Updated: Sunday, July 28, 3:02 p.m.

 

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