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Tucson Denny's hosting fundraiser for family of boy killed in hit-and-run crash

Officers say the 9-year-old, Edouard Lautaire, died at the scene and the 10-year-old was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The mother was not hurt.
Posted at 10:56 AM, Oct 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-09 13:56:56-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — A Tucson Denny's is hoping to help a family that suffered an unimaginable tragedy.

The restaurant at 6484 East Broadway Blvd. is offering free meals to anyone who donates money to the family of 9-year-old Edouard Lautaire, who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Tucson last week. The fundraiser will take place from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Restaurant owners say any donation amount will earn patrons a free meal, and 100% of all donations will go toward covering the boy's funeral expenses and the medical bills of his brother, who was seriously injured in the crash.

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