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      Cullman first grader killed in accident remembered

      Jeremiah Harville.

      People touched by Jeremiah Harville say he was excited about life, loved sports and was a good friend.{}

      "He was just a wonderful child," said Tricia Culpepper, Principal at Cullman City Primary School.{}{}Harville died{}Thursday{}after being hit by a car while riding his bike in the Carroll Oaks subdivision. Cullman police tells ABC 33/40 that the driver did everything she could to prevent the deadly collision.{}"We're investigating this as a traffic accident. It appears from the witnesses we talked to that she did everything that was asked." said Craig Green, Assistant Chief of Police for the Cullman Police Department.{}"She was driving below the posted speed the best we can tell, driving in a very careful manner. It is just one of those unfortunate things that happen."{}At the scene of the accident{}Friday, bright yellow ribbons were put up to remember{}the{}bright, active boy whose life was taken too soon.{}"He was a wonderful, active little boy who loved sports. Yesterday, he was able to go to the high school baseball field and run the bases with our high school baseball team," said Culpepper.{}Students at Harville's school wrote memory letters which will be presented to the family. {}School officials also had additional counselors to speak with students in his{}first{}grade class. {}"Really, they were talking about the memory of Jeremiah. What a good friend he was. What a good playmate and that they were sorry for what{}had happened. Some of the students expressed concern for Jeremiah's family." said Culpepper.{}Close family friends say they're still trying to come to terms with Jeremiah's loss. {}No charges are expected to be filed against the driver in the accident.{}Funeral arrangements for the 6-year-old have yet to be announced.{}

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