13-year-old killed in pedestrian vehicle accident - WNEM TV 5

13-year-old killed in pedestrian vehicle accident

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An Apache Junction 13-year-old was killed when he walked into traffic and was struck by a vehicle.

Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said it happened Friday afternoon on the eastbound U.S. 60 at mile post 197.

The teen, identified as Manny Garcia, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

There are no charges pending against the driver.

A vigil will be held at Apache Junction Skatepark for Manny on Sunday night at 7 p.m.

A Facebook post on the CBS 5 Facebook page said Manny spent a lot of time at AJ Skatepark and that he pushed everyone to follow their dreams.

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