Elderly Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in North Miami

Police searching for driver who struck elderly man and fled scene

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013  |  Updated 11:22 AM EDT
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Police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed an elderly man in North Miami Monday night.

The incident happened around 7 p.m. as the victim was crossing the street in the area of North Miami Avenue and Northwest 123rd Street, North Miami Police spokesman Maj. Neal Cuevas said.

The driver fled the scene, leaving behind a hubcap and shattered glass, Cuevas said.
 
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. He isn't being identified pending notification of next of kin, Cuevas said.

Cuevas said police are looking for witnesses and are asking anyone with information to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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