Top Story

Community gathers for hit-and-run victim

Font size

Posted: Nov 12, 2012 9:50 PM by Kristy Davis
Updated: Nov 12, 2012 9:50 PM
Source: WBRZ

  Rating: 0.0 (0 votes)

Topics: Blake McKee, Team Blake, Brad McKee, hit and run, Alvin Dark driver, Alabama Game hit and run

HAMMOND- Friends and family of a man who was run over after the LSU vs. Alabama game gathered to seek help from a higher power.

A small crowd met at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, praying for Blake McKee's recovery and raising money for mounting hospital bills. McKee is in critical condition after the crash more than a week ago.

McKee was hit as he walked along Alvin Dark Ave. in Baton Rouge on game night. The car drove away as a second vehicle traveling in the opposite direction hit him again.

Police are looking for the driver of the first car, described as a 1999-2002 Honda Accord with front-end damage.

As the investigation continues, doctors are doing what they can to save McKee's life. Family members said at the gathering Monday night, his condition is still touch-and-go.

"Every once in a while he'll grab your hand. Every once in a while when they take him out of sedation he's given a thumbs up," said McKee's brother, Brad.

comments powered by Disqus

Most Popular