Police locate car in New Jersey hit and run that killed teen, injured father
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IDEAS THERE ON ABC7NY. >>>SOME HEARTBREAK IN LAKEWOOD, NEW JERSEY, TONIGHT WHERE A DRIVER CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A 15-YEAR-OLD BOY. LOVED ONES, FAMILY MEMBERS ALL CAME TOGETHER TO REMEMBER JESUS LOPEZ GRANDE. HE WAS WITH HIS FATHER WHEN A DRIVER STRUCK THEM BOTH AND KEPT GOING. EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER NAVINE HAS THE STORY. [ SINGING ] >>WE CAN SEE FROM THE SENTIMENT FROM JESUS’ FAMILY, HE WAS A GREAT YOUNG MAN. >>Reporter: MANY CAME TO ACCEPT BROUGHT THE LIFE OF JESUS LOPEZ GRANDE, INCLUDING HIS PARENTS AND CLOSEST BUDDIES. >>I FEEL EMPTY AND HURT. JESUS WAS THE KINDEST PERSON I’VE EVER MET IN MY LIFE. >>Reporter: AS THEY MADE THEIR WAY TO THE SOCCER FIELD, THE CANDLES GLOWED. >>AND CELEBRATE HIS LIFE IN HIS MEMORY BY ALLOWING OUR LIGHT TO CONTINUE TO SHINE. >>Reporter: THROUGH TALKING TO THOSE WHO KNEW HIM, WE CAME TO LEARN JESUS WAS A HARD WORKING STUDENT, A DEDICATED ATHLETE, A GENUINE FRIEND. >>HE WAS DOING EVERYTHING RIGHT AND HE — HE WAS AN EXAMPLE THAT — OF WHAT WE’RE HOPING OUR KIDS BECOME. HE WAS A KID THAT JUST WORKED SO HARD AND WAS THERE FOR US AND IT’S JUST A TRAGEDY. >>Reporter: OFFICIALS SAY ON FRIDAY NIGHT HE WALKED DOWN THE STREET TO MEET HIS FATHER HALFWAY. ONCE THE PAIR MET UP, THEY CONTINUED WORKING HOME AND IT WAS RIGHT HERE ON OAK STREET WHEN SOMETHING WENT TERRIBLY WRONG AND A VEHICLE HIT BOTH FATHER AND SON JUST TWO BLOCKS AWAY FROM HOME. HIS FATHER SURVIVED. JESUS, NOT. THAT VEHICLE TAKING OFF BUT NOT FAR AS FIRST REPORTED BY THE LAKEWOOD SCOOP. POLICE LOCATED THE 2014 JEEP CHEROKEE SEEN TOWED AWAY, LEAVING SO MANY QUESTIONS AND A BROKEN, ACHING COMMUNITY. >>I GRIEVE FOR THE LOSS OF OUR STUDENT AND PART OF, YOU KNOW, THE FAMILY MOVING ON AND CLOSE SURES. IT’S

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