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Vigil Held For Victim Of Deadly Hit-And-Run

Posted at 10:58 PM, Apr 01, 2013

HOLLAND, Mich. – A candlelight vigil  for the victim of a deadly hit-and-run collision was held Monday night outside the bar where he was killed.

Family and friends of 24-year-old Joshua Owens hugged and comforted one another as they remembered a man who who was struck and killed as he left his wife’s birthday party at the Itty Bitty Bar in Holland early Sunday morning.

Police say two different cars hit Owens as he attempted to cross the street.

One of the people at the vigil was Owens’ older brother, Derek, who said, “I was really proud of who he was, and who he’d become, and where he was heading, and I’m going to miss him a lot.”

The family said funeral arrangements have been made.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday night at Lakeshore Memorial Services in Holland.

A funeral will be held the following day at 11:00am at the Real Life Fellowship also in Holland.