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Sunnyside Deliveryman Killed by Drunk Driver

 Memorial at Ten Full

By Brendan McKenna

A Sunnyside Chinese-food delivery man was killed by a drunk driver.

Jiangiu Chen, 52, of Elmhurst, was a deliveryman for Sunnyside-based Ten Full Chinese Food at 39-49 48th Avenue. He was struck by a 2004 black SUV as he drove his scooter on the LIE service road at 39th Street and was pronounced dead at Bellevue Hospital.

Richard Contreras, 28, and a Long Island City resident, fled the scene – he was arrested when the police tracked down his car to Greenpoint and Bradley Avenues. Mr. Contreras was charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, vehicular manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident and driving while intoxicated.

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