Boy killed while riding bike

Published: May. 10, 2013 at 1:18 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 7, 2013 at 1:18 PM CDT
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Jeremiah Harville
Jeremiah Harville

CULLMAN, AL (WAFF) - A 6-year-old Cullman Elementary student was killed Thursday evening while riding his bicycle.

Investigators said Jeremiah Harville was struck and killed by a 2005 Dodge Durango at 5:15 p.m. in the Carol Acres subdivision. Multiple witnesses told authorities the boy rode his bicycle out of a driveway and in front of the SUV.

The driver of the vehicle was very distraught. Investigators said there wasn't anything she could have done to prevent the accident.

The child's grandfather is a funeral director and will take care of the arrangements.

The principal at Jeremiah's school said they are taking appropriate measures with the first graders on Friday.

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