AMITYVILLE, L.I. --Suffolk County police are trying to find the driver who struck a pedestrian in Amityville early Sunday morning. 26-year old Carlos Perez-Rodas was hit in front of of El Rodeo Restaurant and Bar in Amityville Village at 12:43 a.m. Police say Perez-Rodas was first hit by a 2012 Toyota Corolla, driven by 23-year old Joshua Dauphin of Farmingdale. He was then struck by a second vehicle that fled the scene. According to police, Dauphin and others were attempting to stop southbound traffic on Broadway when the second vehicle, described as a late model, dark-colored Mercedes, also struck Perez-Rodas. The driver of the Mercedes was last seen heading southbound on Broadway in Amityville Village. Perez-Rodas was pronounced dead at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip.
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