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Vigil held for CCSD bus driver killed in hit-and-run crash

Posted at 11:17 PM, Dec 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-24 08:23:47-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A vigil was held Sunday for a Clark County School District bus driver who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in North Las Vegas early Saturday morning.

It was held at the Wallace Bus Depot in Henderson, where the victim worked.

Family members have identified 52-year-old Billy Charles Burts as the man killed in a fatal hit-and-run crash at Craig and Lamb.

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Dozens came out to the vigil, including co-workers friends and family, leaving behind candles, flowers and balloons.

Many describing him as kind hearted, funny and full of life.

"It was good to hear, I needed that because right now because right now I'm still filled with much anger so to hear the good times from other people it helps," says Jeffery Martinez-Burts, husband.

North Las Vegas Polcie are still searching for the hit-and-run driver.