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Malverne Boy, 8, Dies in Upstate ATV Accident

Funeral service for Alex Huertas, 8, will be held on Friday at The Bridge Church in Malverne.

Alex Huertas, 8, died in an ATV accident in upstate New York this past weekend. Credit: Malverne Little League
Alex Huertas, 8, died in an ATV accident in upstate New York this past weekend. Credit: Malverne Little League
A Malverne boy was killed in an ATV accident in upstate New York this weekend, New York State Police said in a release. 

Police said that Alex Huertas, 8, was transported to Grover M. Hermann Hospital in Callicoon, NY, where he was pronounced dead Saturday evening.  

Huertas was a member of the Malverne Little League where his father Ozzie is a current board member and coach. 

The Malverne Little League has extended their condolences to the Huertas family on their website:

"Alex will be greatly missed, forever cherished and always remembered. We wish to extend our most sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Huertas family during this difficult time. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers."  

Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, August 28 and 29, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Flinch & Bruns Funeral Home, Inc. 

Funeral service will be held on Friday, August 30, 11 a.m. at The Bridge Church in Malverne. 
 
Memorial donations for Alexander Huertas can be made by visiting the Malverne Little League home page or by mailing to Malverne Little League, P.O. Box 37 Malverne NY 11565.
Lori Hunt-Lang August 26, 2013 at 02:02 PM
This is such a tragic loss for the Huertas family and for the community of a bright, young soul. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Alex's parents and his brothers. May he rest in peace and God grant his loved ones peace, strength and grace during this very difficult time. All our prayers, the Lang Family
Tom Grech August 26, 2013 at 03:21 PM
There is an organized effort under way to help the Huertas' get through this family tragedy. The Bridge Church in Malverne will be coordinating the effort. If you would like to contribute your time and talent or help in some way, email tom_grech@hotmail.com
Joe Vette August 29, 2013 at 10:41 PM
"God sees each sparrow that falls."

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