Funeral for deaf man killed in Jersey City hit-and-run

Mourners gathered Wednesday night for a final farewell for the man killed last week at a bus stop in Jersey City.

A viewing and funeral service were held for 33-year-old Umar King at Heavenly Temple Church of God in Christ.

King, who was deaf, was waiting for a bus when he was struck and killed by a stolen SUV trying to get away from police.

The suspected driver was arrested two days later.

King was a fixture of the Jersey City deaf community, and he taught sign language when he wasn't working for FedEx.

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