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Memorial Services Set For Ventura County Boy Struck, Killed While Bicycling

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 11:10am

A memorial service has been set for Thursday for a six year old boy who was struck, and killed by a pickup truck while riding his bicycle on Thanksgiving Day in Oxnard.

Police say Anthony Martinez Junior was riding on the 1300 block of Olive Street when he went into the roadway, and was hit.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A funeral mass will take place at St. Anthony’s Church in Oxnard at 10 Thursday morning.  Family members, and friends are also holding candlight vigils at 6:30 each evening this week, at the scene of the accident.

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