Dec. 18, 2017 By Christian Murray
A 23-year-old Corona man is dead after being struck by a truck in a hit-and-run incident while riding his bicycle near the Woodside/Maspeth border this morning, police said.
Hugo Ramirez was struck near the intersection of 48th Street and the Long Island Expressway at around 7:48 a.m., when a truck going northbound on 48th Street made a right turn at the intersection and hit him.
Ramirez, who was also going northbound on 48th Street, was found unconscious and unresponsive on the street with severe head injuries. He was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The truck driver did not remain on the scene. The police are looking for the driver.
No arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing.