Dorchester Hit-and-Run

Driver Sought in Fatal Hit-and-Run in Dorchester

The incident occurred late Saturday night in Dorchester

Police in Boston are asking for the public's help in identifying the driver in an ongoing fatal hit-and-run investigation.

The incident occurred on Saturday, Aug. 15, around 11:27 p.m. in the area of Dorchester Avenue and Ashmont Street in Dorchester. The vehicle involved the incident is described as a light green 2006 Kia Sportage with the Massachusetts license plate 7RN971, according to police.

The name of the victim in the incident has not been released.

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Anyone with information on the investigation is encouraged to call Boston Police Department Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470. Those wishing to assist anonymously may call 1-800-494-TIPS or text "TIP" to CRIME (27463).

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