By CBS3 Staff

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (CBS) – A $3,600 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a hit-and-run driver wanted for striking a father and son in Lakewood on Friday night. The crash claimed the life of the 15-year-old boy.

Police say the two were walking along Oak Street just after 9 p.m. when they were struck by a dark-colored, newer model Jeep Cherokee traveling eastbound.

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The father was identified as 37-year-old Jesus Lopez-Ramierz, of Lakewood. He sustained an injury to his elbow and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

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The 15-year-old, Jesus Lopez Grande, suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle was last seen fleeing the area south on Albert Avenue.

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The Lakewood Board of Education is now offering a $3,600 reward. Anyone with information is urged to contact Lieutenant Leroy Marshall at 732-364-2400.