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Family and friends from the Floral Park community memorialize Andrew Burrous, 9. Burrous was fatally struck by a vehicle while riding his bike on the sidewalk. (May 14, 2011)

Boy struck by teen driver remembered

Andrew Burrous, 9, was killed when a teenage girl learning to drive struck him while he was riding his bike on the sidewalk May 12 in Floral Park.

Bob Burrous is consoled by Bishop William Murphy
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Bob Burrous is consoled by Bishop William Murphy with his wife Kathy, left, after the funeral Mass for their son, Andrew at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church in Floral Park. (May 16, 2011)

Kathy Burrous is consoled by Bishop William Murphy
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Kathy Burrous is consoled by Bishop William Murphy with her husband, Bob, right, after the funeral Mass for their son Andrew Burrous at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church in Floral Park. (May 16, 2011)

Friends and family console each other after the
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Friends and family console each other after the funeral Mass for Andrew Burrous at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church in Floral Park. (May 16, 2011)

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Cub scouts leave Our Lady of Victory Roman
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Cub scouts leave Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church after the funeral Mass for their friend, Andrew Burrous, on Monday in Floral Park. (May 16, 2011)

Kathy, center, and Bob Burrous, right, follow the
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Kathy, center, and Bob Burrous, right, follow the coffin of their son Andrew Burrous, as it is brought out of Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church after his funeral mass. (May 16, 2011)

Kathy, center, and Bob Burrous, right, follow the
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Kathy, center, and Bob Burrous, right, follow the coffin of their son Andrew Burrous, as it is brought out of Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church after his funeral mass. (May 16, 2011)

Kathy, center, and Bob Burrous, right, follow the
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Kathy, center, and Bob Burrous, right, follow the coffin of their son, Andrew Burrous, as it is brought out of Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church after his funeral Mass. (May 16, 2011)

Laura Connolly with her daughter Kayla talks about
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Laura Connolly with her daughter Kayla talks about reactions to the death of 9-year-old Andrew Burrous who was struck by an out-of-control car. (May 14, 2011)

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Don Haug draws what he had learned about
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Don Haug draws what he had learned about 9-year-old Andrew Burrous who was struck and killed by an out of control car. (May 14, 2011)

Jim Ardus, 84, talks about reactions to the
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Jim Ardus, 84, talks about reactions to the death of 9-year-old Andrew Burrous who was struck by a car. (May 14, 2011)

Debbie Bilardello, 52, disucsses the death of 9-year-old
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Debbie Bilardello, 52, disucsses the death of 9-year-old Andrew Burrous, who was struck by an out-of-control car. (May 14, 2011)

Mary Pelos, 55, talks about reactions concerning 9-year-old
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Mary Pelos, 55, talks about reactions concerning 9-year-old Andrew Burrous, who was struck and killed by an out of control car. (May 14, 2011)

Family and friends from the Floral Park community
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Family and friends from the Floral Park community memorialize Andrew Burrous, 9. Burrous was fatally struck by a vehicle while riding his bike on the sidewalk. (May 14, 2011)

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Family and friends inFloral Park memorialize Andrew Burrous,
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Family and friends inFloral Park memorialize Andrew Burrous, 9, who was fatally struck by a car while riding his bike on the sidewalk. (May 14, 2011)

The Floral Park community mourns Andrew Burrous, 9,
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The Floral Park community mourns Andrew Burrous, 9, who was fatally struck by a car while riding his bike on the sidewalk. (May 14, 2011)

The Floral Park community mourns Andrew Burrous, 9.
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The Floral Park community mourns Andrew Burrous, 9. Burrous was fatally struck by a car driven by a teen learning to drive. (May 14, 2011)

This yellow Nissan Xterra sits in front of
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This yellow Nissan Xterra sits in front of Grand Body Shop, where it was taken after its driver accidentally struck and killed Andrew Burrous. (May 13, 2011)

Andrew Burrous, who was fatally struck by a
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Andrew Burrous, who was fatally struck by a vehicle in Floral Park while riding his bicycle on a sidewalk.

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Jeanine Curran of Floral Park lays flowers at
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Jeanine Curran of Floral Park lays flowers at the scene where Andrew Burrous, 9, was fatally struck by a vehicle Thursday night. (May 13, 2011)

Jeanine Curran of Floral Park lays flowers at
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Jeanine Curran of Floral Park lays flowers at the scene where Andrew Burrous, 9, was fatally struck by a vehicle Thursday night. (May 13, 2011)

Flowers and a balloon mark the scene where
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Flowers and a balloon mark the scene where Andrew Burrous, 9, was struck and killed by an SUV operated by a teenager learning how to drive, police said. (May 13, 2011)

The scene where a 9-year-old boy, riding his
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The scene where a 9-year-old boy, riding his bicycle on a Floral Park sidewalk, was struck and killed by an SUV driven by a teenager learning how to drive, police said. (May 13, 2011)

A car that was hit by the yellow

A car that was hit by the yellow SUV in the background after the SUV’s teen driver jumped the curb and fatally struck 9-year-old Andrew Burrous at Plainfield Avenue and Martha Terrace in Floral Park. (May 13, 2011)

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The scene where, police said, Andrew Burrous, 9,
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The scene where, police said, Andrew Burrous, 9, was fatally struck by an SUV driven by a teenager learning how to drive. The car also brushed against the boy's mother, police said, knocking her to the ground. (May 13, 2011)

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