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15-year-old killed in hit-and-run crash in Covington

15-year-old Anthony Whiteman
15-year-old Anthony Whiteman(Family of Anthony Whiteman)
Published: Oct. 5, 2021 at 10:52 AM CDT
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COVINGTON, Tenn. (WMC) - A 15-year-old boy from Covington is dead after he was hit by a car Oct. 1, according to police.

Covington Police Department says Anthony Whiteman was hit by a dark SUV while riding his bike along Highway 51 just south of Garland Avenue around 8:20 p.m.

Whiteman died in the hospital the next day.

CPD is asking neighbors and businesses near the scene of the crash to share any surveillance footage of the driver involved.

The family is planning a visitation Oct. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. and the funeral and burial are Oct. 15 beginning at noon at Covington Funeral Home.

Christina Fretz, Whiteman’s aunt, created a GoFundMe to help Whiteman’s family. So far, people have donated nearly $800.

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