UPDATE: Pedestrian hit by car on University Boulevard identified

Family members says they decided to remove teen from life support, donate organs
Published: Jan. 26, 2023 at 5:47 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 27, 2023 at 10:49 PM CST
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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.

FOX10 News will have additional details once they become available.


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