We have now learned the identity of the elderly man who passed away over night after being struck down by a car in the down town area. It happened at about 8 PM on the 13-hundred-block of Santa Maria and Scott Street. The 80-year-old Armando Ramirez reportedly walking in a non crossing area of the street when he was hit by a car. He was rushed to Laredo Medical Center where he died. The incident has now been updated to a hit and run.. Investigators tell us they went door to door in the area last night in search of witnesses. Police have a vague description of the vehicle, as of now police are looking for a red or maroon four-door car, that may have front hood and windshield damage. If you have any information about this hit and run your urged to call police at 795-2800.