JOPPA, Md. - One year ago, a Fallston High School freshman was hit and killed by a car.
This weekend, the community came out in big numbers to remember the life of Joey d'Entremont.
Joey lived just 14 years, but his life has touched so many people. Those people gathered Saturday night to mark the one year since his death.
Joey's dad, Joe says he's "amazed by the amount of people that his life has touched."
The memory of the Fallston High School freshman drew a crowd that humbles Joey's family. He was known to make friends, with anyone, and that is the spirit they celebrated.
Joey was crossing over Route 24 in Bel Air when he was hit by a car.
His family filled Joey's piano room with the loving words written on poster boards at the accident scene.
Some of Joey's classmates will benefit from the scholarship foundation his dad has created.
The goal is to raise $100,000 by 2014, the year Joey would have graduated.
Joey's girlfriend Ericka Greene said "the way he could speak to people and be honest with them. He always had the right things to say."
A talented singer.
Now the songs he wrote are words of comfort to this community that was so moved by one young life.
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