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Police searching for hit-and-run driver that killed 77-year-old man in Boyle Heights

Police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash that happened in Boyle Heights late Tuesday night. 

It happened a little after 8 p.m. near the intersection of Mission Road and Plaza del Sol, according to Los Angeles Police Department officers. 

Upon arrival, officers learned that a car driving southbound on Mission Road hit the victim, a 77-year-old man, and failed to stop and offer help. 

The man, identified as Jose Dorado, died at the scene, police said. 

There was no information available on a suspect or vehicle involved in the fatal collision. 

Anyone with further details was asked to contact LAPD at (877) 527-3247.

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