Police continue search for child hit-and-run victim as the boy is laid to rest.
CLEVELAND -- Funeral services were held Saturday for a 5-year-old boy who died after being struck by an SUV while walking to catch a bus for school.
The service for Israel Thornton was held at the Second Calvary Baptist Church.
Police are still looking for the driver that fatally struck Israel and then fled.
A new wanted posted has been released. It shows two widely circulated images of the wanted vehicle. The poster describes the mid-sized SUV police are looking for as:
- Newer model
- White, silver or LT grey in color
- Four door
- No luggage rack
- Somewhat of a rounded front end
- Tapered rear window
Israel died on October 25 after being hit as he walked to a bus stop at West 37th and Denison.
There are a number of ways to contact authorities if you have information connected to the incident.
Call the Cleveland Police Department's Accident Investigation Unit: 216-623-5290.
Call Crime Stoppers at 216-252-7463.
Text your information to 274637.
Tips can remain anonymous.