Teen hit, killed on I-4 laid to rest - WFLA News Channel 8

Teen hit, killed on I-4 laid to rest

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

On Saturday evening, family and friends remembered a teen who was killed after being hit by a car near the State Fair.

The funeral for Andrew Joseph, 14, was held at Saint Stephen Catholic Church in Valrico. Joseph was one of many teens ejected from the fair a week ago yesterday. Later, a car hit him as he tried to cross Interstate 4.

His parents were upset that they were never notified by security that Joseph had been kicked out with a group of other teens. Deputies now say they will do a better job of calling parents when minors are involved.

Joseph was buried in his cap and gown. He was scheduled to graduate from Saint Stephen Catholic School in a few months.

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