NEWARK - Friends and family gathered together tonight to mourn the death of 7-year-old Jamiyah Harris.

Jamiyah was hit and killed by a car Monday evening just after 6:00 p.m on Central Avenue.

Witnesses say the 17-year-old driver was dragged from his car and beaten following the incident.

A number of people who live near the accident scene complain that drivers often speed and don't pay attention when cruising down Central Avenue.

No charges have been filed yet.