By CBS13 Staff

MODESTO (CBS13) – Authorities are searching for a driver that was involved in a fatal hit-and-run near La Loma Avenue and Yosemite Boulevard Monday night, the Modesto Police Department said.

Police said reports came in at around 9:15 p.m. about a person down in the roadway after being hit by a car.

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Officers arrived to find an 80-year-old man with major injuries, the department said. Despite lifesaving efforts, the man was pronounced dead at the scene. He has not yet been identified.

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According to Modesto police, investigators believe the victim was walking his bicycle in a Yosemite Boulevard crosswalk against a pedestrian red light when he was hit. The driver continued traveling westbound on Yosemite Boulevard.

The vehicle was only described as a silver sedan.

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Anyone who may have information on the collision is asked to contact the Modesto Police Department.