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Teenage hit and run victim laid to rest

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A teenager, killed late Sunday in a hit and run accident, was laid to rest Saturday. 

Meanwhile the hunt continues for his killer.

Seventeen year old Jim Hill High School junior Tommy Wheaton Jr. died after a speeding car knocked him off his bicycle.

It happened in the 200 block of Archer Avenue.

Services were held at 11 a.m. at the Cornerstone Church in Pearl.

His mother, Katie Courtney, has made a public plea for the driver to surrender to authorities.

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