Man killed in Dorchester hit-and-run

A man was struck and killed Tuesday night in a hit-and-run crash on Dorchester Avenue, according to Boston police.

The accident occurred at around 8:04 p.m. at 1485 Dorchester Ave., Boston police spokeswoman Nicole Grant said. The victim was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The man’s name and age were not released.


“Preliminary investigation suggests the operator of the motor vehicle (possibly a late model Toyota Camry or Nissan Maxima) did not stop after striking the victim. The suspect fled the area on Adams Street towards Park Street,” police said in a statement released this afternoon.

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Police are looking for the driver and the car, Grant said.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call homicide detectives at 617-343-4470.

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