115th Pct.: Fatal Collision

FATAL COLLISION – At 4:30 a.m. on Dec. 25, in front of 103-08 Astoria Blvd. in Corona, police responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian struck. Upon arrival, officers observed the victim, a 29-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive with severe body trauma.

EMS responded and transported the victim, identified as Enrique Clemente-Ovando, 29, of Corona, to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a vehicle, possibly a beige Toyota Camry with Pennsylvania registration, was traveling eastbound on Astoria Boulevard and struck the victim, who was attempting to cross the street. The vehicle did not remain on the scene. The investigation is ongoing.