1 killed as New York driver strikes four pedestrians and flees
Police said Sunday that a man driving down a New York City street struck at least four people, killing one and critically injuring three.
A New York Police Department detective said the driver targeted the victims in Queens, but that terrorism is not suspected. He said the man fled after striking them around 4:45 a.m. Sunday. Police are searching for the driver, who they say had his hair in a ponytail.
The Daily News reported that the crash happened after a knife fight outside a hookah bar.
The injured people were taken to an area hospital, authorities said. The names and ages of the people struck were not immediately available.
5:15 a.m.: This article was updated with a report that the crash happened after a knife fight.
This article was originally published at 4:40 a.m.
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