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DENVER - A vigil was held Tuesday evening for the 11-year-old boy who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Denver on Sunday.

More than 100 people gathered to show their support for Michael Espinoza and his family.

Michael had just finished eating at a local Denny's when he and his cousin decided to leave and cross Federal Boulevard.

At that exact moment, police say Oswaldo Lopez, 21, was racing down Federal Boulevard and hit and killed Espinoza. Police say Lopez then took off.

Family members didn't spend too much time talking about Lopez at Tuesday's vigil. Instead, they focused on Michael.

"We all know he's gone straight to heaven. He's a little angel. God bless his soul," the boy's aunt Gloria Espinoza said.

Michael's mother also spoke and thanked the crowd for their continued to support.

The vigil last a little more than an hour.

No future vigils have been scheduled.

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