Vigil scheduled for teen killed in car accident

Today, Friday, May 17, 2013, at 5PM a candlelight vigil will be held in memory of 14-year-old Tytiwaan{}Vontrell Ard. {}Ard is the Huffman High School student who died on Mother's Day morning. {}He was on the way to church with his father{}when the vehicle they were traveling in overturned. Both the father and son were ejected from the vehicle. The son was pronounced dead on the scene.

"He was so young with such a bright future ahead of him and loved so much by everybody," said Ard's great aunt Regina A. McWilliams in an interview Monday

Earlier this week, his classmates held a memorial for Ard and released balloons in his memory.

Today's vigil will be held at 961 53rd Street North in Birmingham.