Celebration of life to be held today for Hillsborough boy killed by dump truck
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A Hillsborough church will be holding a celebration of life event today for the 5-year-old boy killed by a runaway dump truck Monday afternoon.
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Everett Copeland (GoFundMe/Family photo)Everett Copeland was hit when the vehicle, which was being loaded with dirt, rolled down a hill, hit a light pole and then hit him before crashing into the house at 205 Dogwood Bloom Lane.
The boy was hit while in a driveway of his own home, officials said.
Alejandro Suarez, 28, of Angier, is charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle in the death of Everett Copeland on Monday.
“Suarez was determined to be responsible for control of the vehicle,” Hillsborough officials said.
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Police said Suarez left the truck, which