Brian Hamacher

Man, 79, Killed in Hit-and-Run in Hialeah

A 79-year-old man who was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Hialeah has died and now police are searching for the driver.

The man, identified as Orlando Quiala, was struck by a car while he was crossing the street in the area of East 4th Avenue and 17th Street Tuesday, Hialeah Police said.

He was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital where he later died.

Police said the car involved is believed to be a 2005-2010 4-door Toyota, red in color with front end damage. Anyone with information is asked to call Hialeah Police at 305-687-2525.

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