Jose Vaquero-Gonzalez has been identified by authorities as the victim in an alleged hit-and-run pedestrian collision that took place in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles on December 19. Mr. Vaquero-Gonzalez , a 60-year-old local resident, was struck by a vehicle described as dark blue Hyundai or Honda at approximately 5:20 a.m. at or near the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Douglas Street. The driver of the car reportedly fled the scene. An investigation is ongoing and a reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim during this very difficult time.

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