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10/16/18 10:52am
10/16/2018 10:52 AM

Dozens of Boy Scouts and their family members representing Troop 161 of Shoreham stood in solidarity inside a Central Islip courtroom Tuesday morning as the man charged with killing a 12-year-old boy in an alleged drunken driving crash was arraigned on a 16-count indictment. READ

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10/12/18 2:40pm

The driver responsible for crashing into a group of Boy Scouts and killing a 12-year-old Wading River boy has been indicted on upgraded charges and now faces a top charge of aggravated vehicular homicide, the Suffolk County district attorney announced. READ

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10/05/18 11:15am
10/05/2018 11:15 AM

Once a Scout, always a Scout.

That’s how one Eagle Scout described the outpouring of support after 12-year-old Andrew McMorris, a seventh-grader at Albert Prodell Middle School in Shoreham, died Sunday after being struck by an alleged drunken driver while out on a hike with fellow Scouts from Troop 161. READ

10/03/18 9:54am
10/03/2018 9:54 AM

John and Alisa McMorris, the parents of Andrew McMorris, the Wading River boy tragically killed after being struck by a drunk driver while out on a hike with fellow scouts Sunday afternoon, released a statement this morning remembering their son. They also wanted to share a brief statement thanking the community for its support. The above photo was taken of Andrew, by his mother, moments before Sunday’s hike. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Branch Funeral Homes in Miller Place. Below is the McMorris’ comments, as sent to the News-Review through a family friend and spokesperson. READ