By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — An elderly man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday afternoon in the Little Village neighborhood.

Eliseo Mendoza, 86, was hit by a gray GMC SUV around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday near 26th and Sawyer, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

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He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, and was pronounced dead about three hours later.

Mendoza’s granddaughter has set up a GoFundMe to help the family pay for funeral expenses.

Area Four detectives are investigating. No one was in custody Wednesday afternoon.

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