WHITTIER (CBSLA.com) — Family and friends remember 46-year-old Agustin Rodriguez as a man of God who worked hard at a packaging warehouse to support his three children. Tuesday night, loved ones gathered at the spot where Rodriguez was hit and killed on his bike around 7:30 Monday morning.

“He was definitely a family man, he was a gentle, kind person, there isn’t a person who could say a bad thing about him,” the victim’s niece Angelica Miller said. “He was murdered and someone is hiding it.”

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Whittier Police say Rodriguez was struck while he was riding along Calmada Avenue trying to cross the street. The driver hit him head-on near Ditmar Drive. Witnesses say a car in front of the driver had stopped to allow Rodriguez to pass, but the driver went around that car and hit the father of three.

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“The police confirmed she dragged him. She’s a monster. I think if she would’ve stopped, my uncle might still be here,” Miller said.

Witnesses told police the driver is a woman who was in a newer model white Lexus 250 or ES 350. It has tinted windows and should have front end damage. Investigators and the family are asking people with information to come forward.

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“You can’t just get away in broad daylight at 7:30 in the morning and not be seen,” the victim’s other niece Monique Limon said. “It wasn’t a little crime, she dragged a person two-and-a half blocks. Have a heart, please come forward because my family is hurting.”