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Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Hit, Killed Elderly Woman Crossing Queens Street

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A man is under arrest after police say he hit and killed an elderly woman crossing a busy Queens street.

Bladimer Alvarez Sorto, 27, faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident and being an unlicensed operator after police say he hit and killed Kaneez Hussein.

Police say Sorto hit the 73-year old woman as she was walking in the middle of Jamaica Avenue near 131st Street around 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

Hussein was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police say Sorto took off in his car and was later found and arrested.

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