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Mother mourns for her son while police look for the driver

LAWTON, Okla._While the search for the suspect continues, the victim's mother spoke out about how she's dealing with her loss.

Arnis Magee says she was shocked and didn't know what to do when the police broke the news to her early Tuesday morning. She says her son was just recently released from the hospital, where he was being treated for a broken ankle.

"There's just a void in my life now," said Arnis Magee. "I always told him to not walk at night but he got lonesome and I guess he wanted to walk and he will walk at twelve or at one. He would come by here sometimes just to look around and that was not good."

A neighbor of Magee's mother says he would always see him outside helping his mother with lawn work.

"As long as I knew him, he never bothered anybody. He'd come up here and talk to me sometimes and he'd always mow the lawn and everything," said Joe Gurrero, a neighbor.

"He was a lovely son, he liked everybody and he tried to help everybody, if they asked him he would do it," said Magee as she remembered her son.

Magee agrees that her son was always helping her.

"This is his tree, I always trimmed it but I messed it up last year...it'll come back out," said Magee.

Magee says she still can't believe that her son isn't coming back.

"In the mornings he would walk down the street and come to my bedroom window and knock on the window and we could have breakfast together," said Magee.

Magee says she doesn't know if having the suspect in custody will give her peace of mind.

"I would like to see the guy and talk to him...why he didn't stop," questioned Magee.

Magee says her son's body was sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Oklahoma City for an autopsy, so his funeral won't be until next week.

As of Wednesday night, charges against the suspect have not been filed.

Police have said Blackaby could face charges of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

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