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Driver sought in fatal San Ysidro hit-and-run

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    Sunday, April 13 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-04-13 18:21:35 GMT
    An 89-year-old man died at a hospital Saturday after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in the San Ysidro section of San Diego, police said.
     
    An 89-year-old man died at a hospital Saturday after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in the San Ysidro section of San Diego, police said.
     

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego police Friday asked for the public's help in identifying a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck an 89-year-old man with an SUV in San Ysidro.

Hilario Chairez was killed in the 4000 block of Beyer Boulevard about 4:30 p.m. April 14, according to police. The driver momentarily stopped at the scene before driving away, police said.

A witness described the SUV as a newer model, dark red Land Rover-style vehicle and its driver as a Hispanic man. The vehicle may have minor front-end damage, police said.

Anyone with information about the hit-and-run was asked to call police at (858) 495-7800 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers' tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers offers a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.

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