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June 07, 2015

DUI charges pending after teen fatally struck in Hunting Park

17-year-old Adelso Matos was struck while riding his bike

A teenage boy struck and killed by a car in Hunting Park on Sunday evening was identified by family members as 17-year-old Adelso 'Adeiry' Matos.

According to 6 ABC, police say DUI charges are pending in the accident that occurred around 7:15 p.m. near 7th and Cayuga streets.

Friends of Matos said that he was with them at a nearby park but had left to go home before he was struck while riding his bike.

According to witnesses, there were beer cans inside the striking vehicle, whose 28-year-old driver was taken into custody.

Adelso's family said that he was going to be a senior at Olney High School in the fall.