On a clear, summer night, a steady stream of folks flocked to St. Louis favorite: Ted Drewes.
When some scooped up their good treats, on their minds was also a bad incident that happened outside the popular custard stand,
"I can't imagine. There's no words," said Beth Johnson, who was visiting St. Louis with her family.
Police say 17-year-old Matthew Nikolai was struck by a hit-and-run driver and killed nearly a week ago.
"It's awful. It shouldn't happen," said Ted Drewes customer Mabel Dadman.