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: Gabby Petito Search: Video Shows Couple Questioned About Physical Altercation In Utah, Fiancé Told Police Road Trip Created 'Emotional Strain'
Scouts in uniform were among those paying their respects.READ MORE: Feast Of San Gennaro Returns In Little Italy As Vendors Take COVID Precautions
McMorris was hit by a car last Sunday while walking on the shoulder of the road with his Boy Scout troop.MORE NEWS: Search For Suspects After Man Shot, Another Robbed While Dining Outside Philippe Restaurant On Upper East Side
The driver of the car, 59-year-old Thomas Murphy, is charged with DWI, but the charges are expected to be upgraded.