Lakewood Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that took the life of  12-year-old Edward Juarez on Friday night.

Authorities say Juarez was struck near the entrance of Shenandoah Park on South Clover St at around 10:45 p.m. Friday night.

The vehicle is believed to be a large, dark colored vehicle that would have sustained a broken windshield and damage to the front end.

Police are asking for the public's help in finding the car involved.  If you have any information, please contact the Lakewood Police Dept. at 732-363-0200.