Cops search for hit-and-run driver who mowed down Suffolk man

? Police are searching for a hit and run diver who mowed down a man in Suffolk County.Police say Rafael Garcia of Brentwood was struck

BAY SHORE - ? Police are searching for a hit and run diver who mowed down a man in Suffolk County.

Police say Rafael Garcia of Brentwood was struck by a car while crossing 5th Avenue near Bailey Avenue yesterday afternoon. Police say the impact threw Garcia into the opposite lane, where he was then run over by a second vehicle. Both of Garcia?s legs were broken during the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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