Teen Hit By SUV Dies

Knoxville (WVLT) -- The Knoxville teenager hit by an SUV last night has passed away.

Bert Weaver, 13, was hit by the vehicle while crossing Emory Road on his was to the Halls High School football game against Sevier County.

He was taken to UT Medical Center in critical condition, but passed away earlier this evening.

The Knox County Sheriff's Department says no charges will be filed in the case.

Friends and family of Bert Weaver will say final goodbyes at a receiving of friends on Thursday from 5:00-8:00 pm at Mynatt Funeral Home, Halls Chapel, on E. Emory Rd.

The funeral will follow at 8:00 pm.

Weaver will be buried at 11:00 am on Friday at Anderson-Gouffon Cemetery.


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