Biker Dad: Over 1,000 bikers pay tribute to little boy who loved motorcycles

1,000 bikers pay tribute to a little boy

Magna, UT (WMC) - A video on social media shows a touching tribute to a little boy who loved motorcycles but died in a tragic accident. 5-year-old Hunter Weiss died in Utah when his grandfather accidentally hit him with a truck.

According to the posts on social media, Hunter's father asked a local motorcycle club to ride in his funeral procession Saturday. Word of the request for bikers spread like wildfire on social media and more than 1,000 riders showed up for the send-off for the little boy in Magna, Utah. The video, posted on Facebook by Cassandra Fleury, shows motorcycle after motorcycle escorting Hunter's body and his father riding along in the procession carrying Hunter's toy motorcycle helmet.

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Chris Best is the Assistant News Director for WMC Action News 5. He's a husband and father of four, He's also a motorcycle enthusiast.

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