Family And Friends Mourn 4-Year-Old Killed In Hit & Run

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PAGEDALE, MO. (KTVI) – Mourners gathered in Padgedale to remember a four-year-old boy who was killed in a hit-and-run.  The candle light vigil was for Trayeshon Williams.

Trayeshon and his brother were struck by a vehicle on Friday.

Police said the driver left the scene.

“The boys were just walking to the store and this happened,” Family Friend Stephanie Eaisley said.

Ricky Weeden was arrested and is charged with one count of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident.

“I hope he is remorseful,” Eaisley said.

Weeden has a history of drinking and driving, but police have not determined whether alcohol was the cause of the crash.