NEW YORK (AP) - A teacher at a Catholic school in New York says that teenager killed when he stuck his head out of a bus hatch on the way to a sweet 16 party was a beloved student.
Police say Daniel Fernandez was among 65 teens aboard the double-decker bus Friday night as it crossed the George Washington Bridge from New York City on the way to a party in New Jersey. He was fatally stuck when the bus passed under a highway overpass.
The 16-year-old who lived in Queens was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Fernandez's English teacher was in tears Saturday when she learned he died. She says he was an "adorable, low-key kid" with a sweet smile and lots of friends who was popular with girls.
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9/1/2012 12:43:56 PM (GMT -5:00)