Funeral arrangements made for VT student killed while riding bicycle
BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) - Funeral arraignments have been made for the Virginia Tech student who was struck and killed while riding his bicycle in Blacksburg.
Mark Slough, a sophomore at Virginia Tech majoring in aerospace engineering, died October 8.
Slough was at the intersection of Sunridge Drive and Toms Creek Road when he was struck by a vehicle around 7:30 a.m.
Blacksburg police said the 19-year-old was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
A celebration of Mark's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Annandale High School.
Mark's family created a public Facebook event called "Celebration of Mark Slough" where they would like for people to indicate their attendance. Mark is survived by parents Steve and Emily and a sister, Sarah, a student at James Madison University.
The memorial service will be followed by a reception, and opportunities to share memories, according to the Facebook page.
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