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Balloon release held for 2-year-old crash victim

Posted at 10:29 PM, May 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-31 23:29:59-04

Dozens of friends and family members gathered at the crash site that killed 2-year-old DJ Morris for a ballon release in his honor Thursday night. 

His mother, Ocie Mills wanted to go to Fontenelle and Curtis Avenue, where a memorial for Morris now stands to say a final good-bye. 

Over 50 balloons were released a little after 5:30 p.m. So many people attended, two Omaha Police officers showed up to ensure people weren't off the sidewalk and onto the street causing another tragedy. 

Some people wrote hand-written messages to DJ on the balloons while others delivered gifts to this memorial. 

OPD is still searching for Davionne Collier, the man suspected of driving the SUV that slammed into the car that DJ was riding in.