It happened at about 3:15 a.m. at Jamaica Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard in the Woodhaven section.
A 35-year old man was hit by a vehicle while tryiing to cross Woodhaven Boulevard beneath the elevated subway tracks. He suffered severe trauma and was pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital.
Police say the driver fled the scene. They are searching for the car involved, possibly a white Honda sedan.
A side view mirror that may have come off the car was left behind at the scene of the accident.
The victim has been identified as Yunior Antonio Perez Rodriguez of Brooklyn.