Yonkers, NY (March 16, 2019) – Around 3 a.m. last week, a fatal hit-and-run accident took place in Yonkers at the intersection of Bruce Avenue and Radford Street. The man who was struck has since been identified as 23-year-old Jesus Angel Villaneuva.
Paramedics and police arrived at the scene of the accident to find that Villaneuva was down on the road with serious injuries. He was treated at the scene and transported to a local trauma center for treatment. Unfortunately, while there, he was pronounced deceased.
Detectives interviewed witnesses and looked at surveillance video to find that a gray passenger sedan struck Villaneuva in the intersection. At this time, detectives are working to identify the driver who caused the accident and fled the scene.
The investigation is actively ongoing.
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