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Friends, family hold vigil to remember teen killed in crash

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -

It was an incredibly emotional night in Spokane Valley Tuesday

A few hundred people gathered in front of Central Valley High School Tuesday evening to remember Monte Thomson. The Central Valley High School junior died in a car crash Monday night in Post Falls along with his 17-year-old friend Leo Neal.

Friends and classmates held a candle light vigil to remember Monte, sharing stories and memories, and praying for him and his family during this incredibly difficult time. Friends wanted to be at the vigil to support each other and remember a teen that touched so many.

Monte's aunt spoke with KHQ's Patrick Erickson after the vigil and said the family is overwhelmed by the support and Monte would have been shocked by all the lives he touched.

KHQ has learned a second vigil for Leo Neal is planned for Wednesday night at Post Falls High School. That vigil is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. 

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