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Hempstead man killed in Queens hit-and-run on Christmas, NYPD says

An NYPD officer at the scene of a

An NYPD officer at the scene of a fatal hit-and-run on Rockaway Boulevard in Queens on Wednesday night. Credit: Robert Stridiron

A Hempstead man who died on Christmas night after he was hit by a truck while walking across Rockaway Boulevard in Queens has been identified as Ainsley Dalrymple, the NYPD said.

Dalrymple, 67, suffered severe injuries to his head and body. He was found lying between two parked cars, police said in a statement.

He was pronounced dead at Jamaica Medical Center.

The collision occurred near 114th Street about 9:30 p.m., police said. The truck that hit him, a silver or gray Toyota, did not remain at the scene, the NYPD said.

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