Teen dead after hit-&-run on Flatlands Ave.

BROOKLYN - A Brooklyn teenager is dead following a hit-and-run on Flatlands Avenue last night.

Police say Davonte Jeffers, 14, was hit by a 2011 Ford Econoline van while crossing Flatlands Avenue near East 54th Street last night. Authorities say they caught the driver, 41-year-old Paul Griffin, a few blocks away.

Police say Griffin was arrested and charged following the incident, but more charges are possible following the teenager's death.

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