DETROIT (WXYZ) - "What's wrong with you?," said 13-year-old Chris Sedgeman of the man who hit his younger brother with a pickup truck as he was taking out the trash Sunday afternoon.
Detroit Police continue to search for that hit-and-run driver as the parents, brothers and sisters of Christopher Sandoval, 10, mourn the loss of the fun-loving boy who loved his Legos and skateboarding.
Christopher was in front of his house on Bringard Street near Cordell Sunday afternoon, when police say a red Dodge Ram pickup truck left the roadway, went several feet over the curb and hit Christopher.
The trash bin was lodged under the pickup and witnesses say the driver stopped about a block away from where Christopher was hit to remove the trash bin. After dislodging it, the man got back in his vehicle and drove away.
Detroit Police say they are looking for a red Dodge Ram pickup that may have a gray-colored lower trim. It may be a 2000 or 2001 model. Police say the driver is likely a white man or light-skinned black man in his 30's or 40's with a mustache.
Witnesses say there were a couple of snow blowers in the bed of the pickup.
A memorial fund for Christopher Sandoval has been set up at Charter One Bank. You will need to provide the name of his mother, Lisa Sandoval.
Anyone with any information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1(800)SPEAK-UP. A reward may be given.
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