Boston police are looking for the driver of a car that struck and killed a man on Morton street in the city's Mattapan neighborhood just after midnight Saturday morning.
Police say the fatal crash happened at 12:03 a.m., and that the 40 year-old victim was declared dead on arrival, despite efforts by EMS to save him. The car that hit the pedestrian did not stop, and kept driving west on Morton Street.
The crash happened near an intersection that some residents consider dangerous to cross.
"That's been a bad intersection for the last 30 years," said one neighbor. "Morton [Street] and Gallivan [Boulevard] merge together and people don't stop. There's a stop sign there and they just keep going."
Boston police said they are looking to speak to anyone who witnessed the accident, including the driver of a white taxi cab, whom authorities were told was nearby the crash and might be able to provide helpful information.
The victim, a 40-year-old Boston man, was pronounced dead at the scene. While officials did not release the victim's name as of Saturday night, family members told NBC10 Boston his name was TJ Stephens.