WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — UPDATE: The suspect's vehicle was located on the 1000 block of North Tamarind Ave. in West Palm Beach. Police said the investigation continues and any updates will be provided when they're available.
Update: the suspect vehicle was located at 1029 North Tamarind Ave. We will continue to investigate and provide additional updates as soon as possible. Thank you everyone! https://t.co/o7eOsTy4E7— West Palm Beach PD (@WestPalmPD) June 21, 2019
EARLIER STORY: West Palm Beach police are searching for the driver in a deadly hit and run that killed a 29-year-old father of two.
According to police, Nelson Luis Roman Rodriguez was struck by a vehicle while crossing the 7500 block of S. Dixie Hwy. on Tuesday night. The car then sped away.
"I heard this huge, empty impact," said Danairis Ramos, Rodriguez's wife. "Then I ran to the street and I saw him. It was horrible for me, seeing the person I love dying."
Investigators describe the vehicle that hit Rodriguez as a dark gray, metallic Chevy Camaro from between the 2010 - 2015 model years.
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"He was a good person," said Ramos. "Right now we're suffering a lot, and we need the help of the community."
Rodriguez leaves behind a wife and two children, including a newborn baby.
"We just want justice for him, cause it's not fair stealing someone's life that that," said Ramos. "It was a coward, running, leaving something dying. Leaving some kids without his father."
If you know who the driver is, call Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 1-800-458-TIPS.
We need your help! This Camaro's driver is suspected of a deadly hit and run, which occurred Tues night. It sustained damage to the right front headlight and windshield. The victim leaves behind his family. Know something? #saysomething @CrimeStoppersPB or #wpbpd 5618221900 #wpb pic.twitter.com/GYXTTdQwPQ— West Palm Beach PD (@WestPalmPD) June 20, 2019