Vigil held for teen fatally struck while mowing lawn in Orland Park

A vigil will be held Sunday for a southwest suburban teen who was killed after being hit by a car.

Orland Park police say that 17-year-old David Dolitsky was mowing the lawn Friday on Silo Ridge Road when a 73-year-old driver veered off the road and hit him around 4:30 p.m. The teen was taken to Franciscan St. James Health in Olympia Fields and was pronounced dead at 6:45 p.m.

Dolitsky was going to be senior next year at Carl Sandburg High School.

The vigil will be held Sunday night at 8:30 p.m. at Centennial Park in Orland Park.

Orland Park police are still investigating the deadly crash.

The driver was not hurt and at this point and has not been charged.

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