ARDMORE, Pa. (CBS) — It was a sea of light in Ardmore on Saturday night in memory of a man who was killed in a hit-and-run. Ardmore Avenue looked very different on Thursday night after Carter Wilson was struck at the intersection with School Lane.
What looked like easily over a hundred people lined up on each side of Ardmore Avenue and the bells at St. Mary’s Church tolled in Wilson’s honor.READ MORE: People Will Likely Lose Up To 58 Hours Of Sleep By 2099, Study Suggests
“A huge number of people from the community showed up to remember him, to celebrate his life, to be with his children and his mother and we’re here to show support for his family as well as our desire for our community to be a safer place,” Rev. Sean Lanigan said.READ MORE: Phanatic's Hot Dog Launcher, Enormous Bryce Harper Banner Among Items Up For Grabs In Phillies Phantastic Auction
The driver who hit Wilson and took off eventually surrendered to police with an attorney.MORE NEWS: Tambayan Connecting With Customers At Reading Terminal Market Through Authentic Filipino Cuisine
Police have not released the driver’s name because charges have not yet been filed as the investigation is ongoing.