Holland community holding 2 day fundraiser for hit-and-run victim
Updated: Tuesday, April 2 2013, 09:06 PM EDT
HOLLAND, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - This weekend, the community is holding a two-day fundraiser for a young father killed in a deadly hit-and-run.
24-year-old Joshua Owens was hit and killed in front of the Itty Bitty Bar in Holland Township just before 1:00 a.m. on Saturday.
Owens' older brother says he was out celebrating his wife's 21st birthday, and when he went across the street to get cab fare from an ATM, two drivers hit him.
Jeremie Collins and Maly Phongsavanh are facing charges in his death.
On Friday and Saturday, three car enthusiast groups are pulling together to help the Owens family with funeral expenses.
On Friday, 'H-Town Euros' and 'Euro Hangar' will set up cars on 7th Street between Columbia and College in Holland, beginning at 8:00 p.m.
The groups will be accepting donations and holding a raffle contest.
Then on Saturday, there will be a barbeque at Dunton Park on Howard Avenue. Cost will be $5 per plate.
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