Boy Killed in Brownwood Hit-and-Run Identified

BROWNWOOD, TX (KTAB/KRBC) -- The 8-year-old boy killed in a hit-and-run incident in Brownwood Saturday has been identified as Daylan Donnell Franklin.

A family member of Franklin's confirmed the boy's name.

The wreck happened around 3:15 p.m. Saturday on the 1600 block of 6th Street.

Samuel Juarez, 34, was arrested for intoxication manslaughter, Brown County jail records state.

The boy's uncle gave this statement to KTAB/KRBC.

"He was so loving, caring, and  helpful! He was my moms first grand baby. His heart was big and he was always happy. He was always helping momma with his 2 younger brothers and sister. He loved them so much. He did anything for them even if it meant giving up what snack he had just so they were happy.... We will always and forever miss our DaeDae so so much..."

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