UPDATE: Pedestrian hit by car on University Boulevard identified
Family members says they decided to remove teen from life support, donate organs
UPDATE: The pedestrian hit by a car on University Boulevard Thursday night has been identified and his family has made a difficult decision.
The family of 18-year-old Caden McKeel decided to take him off life support and donate his organs in the hopes of saving someone else.
The teen was hit by a car as he tried to cross the street in 1000 block of University Boulevard. McKeel was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries and placed on life support, according to his family. They made the choice to remove the support so his organs can be harvested.
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Mobile police said a man has suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by a vehicle on University Boulevard late this afternoon.
The accident happened around 4:45 p.m. just north of Cottage Hill Road. The victim was rushed to the hospital.
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