Victim Identified as Boston Police Continue to Seek Public's Help in Efforts to Identify Vehicle Wanted in Connection to a Fatal Hit and Run Incident

Victim Identified as Boston Police Continue to Seek Public's Help in Efforts to Identify Vehicle Wanted in Connection to a Fatal Hit and Run Incident: At about 5:21 pm, on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a pedestrian struck in the area of American Legion Highway and Blue Hill Ave. On arrival, officers located a pedestrian, a male victim believed to be in his early fifties, suffering from life threatening injuries. The victim was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Paul Fonseca, 51, of Boston.

Detectives assigned to the Boston Police Fatal Collision Unit continue to actively review and investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Investigators are seeking the public's help in efforts to locate and identify the motor vehicle involved in the incident. The vehicle, a black Lincoln Town car, was last seen fleeing the area outbound on Blue Hill Ave.

Community members wanting to help this investigation are asked to call investigators directly at (617) 343-4470 or 1 (800) 494-TIPS. Community members can also text 'TIP' to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will protect the identities of those who wish to assist this investigation anonymously.