Police identify suspect in fatal Third Ave. hit-and-run

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Hit-and-run suspect Angel Rodriguez Hit-and-run suspect Angel Rodriguez
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Police have released video of a fatal Bronx hit-and-run, and they now have the name and a photo of the suspect.

According to officials, 27-year-old Wally Dominguez was hit and killed by a car on Third Avenue on March 19.

Video of the incident shows the crash take place as people on the side react.

News 12 is told that Dominguez was standing behind a parked car on Third Avenue and was celebrating his birthday when he was hit and killed by someone driving a white BMW. 

Police say that driver was 27-year-old Angel Rodriguez. They say he's 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds.

According to police, Rodriguez hit Dominguez and another 24-year-old man and then fled the scene on foot.

Dominguez died on the scene and the other victim was taken to the hospital.

People in the community say they are heartbroken by the loss. A vigil was held for Dominguez after the accident.

This incident also happened a day after the hit-and-run alert system went into effect. The law introduced by City Council member Ydanis Rodriguez alerts the public when hit-and-runs occur and gives details about the car involved.

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