Community holding fund raising even for family of hit and run victim
Updated: Friday, April 5 2013, 08:57 AM EDT
HOLLAND, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Starting Friday the Holland community will be holding a two-day fundraiser for Joshua Owens.
The young father was hit and killed in front of the Itty Bitty Bar in Holland Township just before 1:00 a.m. Saturday.
Owens' older brother says he was out celebrating his wife's 21st birthday when he went across the street to get cab fair from an ATM and two drivers hit him.
Jeremie Collins and Maly Phongsavanh are facing charges in his death.
Three car enthusiast groups are joining together to help the Owens family with expenses.
H-Town Euros, History in the Making and Euro Hangar will set up cars on Seventh Street between Columbia and College in Holland starting Friday night at 8:00 p.m.
The groups will be accepting donations and will hold a raffle.
Then on Saturday there will be a 5-dollar a plate barbeque at Dunton Park on Howard Avenue.