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(KTVI) – Two families will say goodbye to their nine-year-old sons after two tragic incidents last week.

Tyrese Short, who was shot and killed while he rode in his father’s car, will be laid to rest Thursday.  The funeral is at 11 a.m. at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church on Martin Luther King Drive.

The family has set up a donation fund to help with funeral expenses. You can donate at any PNC Bank.   There have been no arrest made in the case.

fabianThe funeral for Fabian Teson will also take place Thursday. Teson was struck and killed last week in a hit-and-run accident.  Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Braun Colonial Funeral Home in Cahokia.  The funeral service is at 7 p.m.

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department says the driver in that case, 17-year-old Kevin Powell, is in custody.