November 16, 2018 5:28 pm

Vigil held in Oshawa for UOIT student who was struck and killed

A large group gathered outside UOIT in north Oshawa on Thursday for a candlelight vigil to honour Rhyss Glenfield.

Global News

There was a massive gathering in Oshawa on Thursday evening to honour a university student who was struck and killed on Wednesday.

More than 100 people turned out for a vigil at UOIT to remember 19-year-old Rhyss Glenfield.

He was a first-year business student from Mitchell, Ont.

Mourners say Glenfield was a smart young man with a bright future.

READ MORE: UOIT student, 19, identified as pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in Oshawa

He was killed after a car struck him crossing the road at Simcoe Street and Conlin Road.

So far, no charges have been laid against the 18-year-old driver.

Grief counsellors have been brought in to help students and staff deal with the tragedy.

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