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Hit and run reclassified as deadly beating

November 1, 2010 6:38:46 PM PDT
Police are investigating the deadly beating of a teenager in Queens that at first seemed to be a hit and run.

The battered body of a 15-year-old boy was found at the intersection of 37th Avenue and 91st Street in Jackson Heights Sunday night.

Police now believe the victim was beaten to death by a gang.

The boy's injuries were so severe that it was initially believed he was hit by a car.

Police say the boy recently had run away from a group home on Staten Island.

His identity has not yet been released pending family notification.

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