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Milwaukee DPW employee who died in hit-and-run identified

Posted at 3:06 PM, Feb 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-08 19:32:38-05

MILWAUKEE — Bryan Rodriguez, a 54-year-old Milwaukee man, was the DPW employee who was struck and killed while filling potholes Friday morning.

Rodriguez, who was married and has children, was transported to a local hospital, where he died.

The hit-and-run accident occurred at 17th and Vine about 8:15 a.m. Friday.

The driver fled from the vehicle, leaving it on scene, according to police.

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said police have a suspect in custody.

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