(Cleveland) - Hundreds of people, including family, friends and perfect strangers showed up Saturday night for a vigil in honor of 5-year old Israel Thornton.

He was fatally struck by a light colored SUV or minivan Friday morning while walking to catch his school bus near W. 37 and Denison Avenue.

The driver never stopped following the incident. Thornton attended a charter school in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.

Police are looking for the vehicle which may have damage to the grill or below.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Cleveland Police Department at 216-623-5200.

(Photo courtesy of WKYC-TV3.)

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