No arrests made in fatal hit and run

PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. -- It's been nearly a week since 3-year-old Morgan Calaway died after being hit by a car as he walked down the road in Putnam County.

While investigators say they have persons of interest in the hit and run, no arrests have been.

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Calaway was struck walking alone on US 17 last Tuesday night. His grandfather, Paul Myers, found him and says the little boy had just learned how to turn a door knob and unlock the deadbolt.

"He was running on the road and as far as he was concerned he was running on the road, and as far as he was concerned he was having a ball and the next thing he knew he was running into the arms of Jesus."

Myers says they realized he had walked away within minutes. Morgan was an only child and his grandfather's only grandchild.

"When I found Morgan at the roadside, had the driver been there I would have hugged him and said 'I'm sorry you found yourself in this situation,'" said Myers. "But when he chose to go on that was the time the law was broken, not when he hit Morgan but when he failed to stop and render aid."

A public memorial service for Morgan is planned for Wednesday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the church where his grandfather is pastor, San Mateo Church of the Nazarene.

FHP says the names of the persons of interest are not being released because investigators say it could be detrimental to the outcome of the case.


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