Community comes together after fatal hit-and-run

Bensonhurst residents are raising money to help pay for the funeral of a 13-year-old killed in a hit-and-run Saturday.

Police say Henry Garcia was run over by a green Ford Explorer after falling off his bicycle at 20th Avenue and 80th Street.

The boy?s family is pleading for the driver involved to come forward. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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