Search continues for drivers who fatally hit Walton teen

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WALTON COUNTY, Ga. - Investigators told Channel 2 Action News they continue to search for two drivers that struck and killed a Walton County teen.

As a memorial continues to grow in memory of Jacob Little, friends and family continue to mourn his loss and are left with many questions.

"God's got my son and he couldn't be in a better place," father Randy Little told Thomas.

Little looks skyward trying to comprehend that his 16-year-old boy is now dead.

Authorities said Jacob was hit by at least three cars as he tried to grab his skateboard on Highway 11 in Walton County. He was riding his board to school.

Two of the drivers have come forward, but witnesses said another car took off.

Walton County sheriff's deputies and the state patrol worked leads through the night Tuesday to find the hit-and-run driver.

"I wish they would have stopped, more than anything to see if they could have saved him. We might not have to be without him now," Randy Little said.

Two ambulances had to be called for loved ones who collapsed under the stress of the day at the Little home Tuesday night. .

"He was a really, really great guy," friend Allie Suggs said about Jacob Little.

For hours, a constant stream of classmates and friends have stopped by the accident site, some dropping off flowers, others stuffed animals.

"Just personal things so he will look down and know that we still think of him," said Elizabeth Meehan.

"You had to be so unbelievably selfish to take a life and then just run. It's just not right," Samantha Meehan told Thomas.

Randy Little told Thomas he'll always remember that final moment he had with his son just before Jacob left for school.

"If you got children, hug them, tell them you love them, everybody! I did," Randy Little said.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Georgia State Patrol at 770-464-1800.



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