ISLIP, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A funeral service was help Saturday for a Long Island Boy Scout who died after being hit by an alleged drunk driver.
The funeral for 12-year-old Andrew McMorris was held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Islip.READ MORE: Columbia University Student Davide Giri Stabbed To Death, Tourist Wounded Near Morningside Park; Suspect In Custody
Scouts in uniform were among those paying their respects.READ MORE: FDNY Probationary Firefighter Vincent Malveaux Dies After Medical Episode During Training Exercise
McMorris was hit by a car last Sunday while walking on the shoulder of the road with his Boy Scout troop.MORE NEWS: New York Weather: CBS2's 12/3 Friday Afternoon Forecast
The driver of the car, 59-year-old Thomas Murphy, is charged with DWI, but the charges are expected to be upgraded.