Death – Obituaries : (MARKET NEWS) – Friends and families are mourning the death of Patric Vitek of Eagan MN, 13 year old hockey player who was hit and killed on Diffley Rd fatal accident while riding his bike to school.
Patric Vitek was killed on his bike as he tried to cross a busy road near his school Friday morning.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Macalester Groveland Neighborhood my neighbor’s grandson was killed today while biking to school in Eagan. Please hold the Vitek’s close to your heart and be extra kind to each other during this awful, awful time.
Patric’s father, Brian, grew up here in the neighborhood as well, and is an active member of the MSP youth hockey community.
Please join us in Eagan tonight for the vigil…
St. Paul Capitals Hockey Association, Edgcumbe Recreation Center
Please contribute to the GoFundMe campaign if you are able (and no worries if you are not able).
We need the hockey worlds prayers, Eagan lost one of our own PW players today. Patric Vitek, died early this morning of injuries sustained following a car-bike accident. Coached him since he was a mite, dad Brian is an EHA coach bro a PW too @MinnHockey @HockeyEagan #GodBless
— Erik Anderson (@Eaganerik) November 1, 2019
Hearts are heavy in our Eagan Hockey family. This morning we suffered the tragic loss of a friend and teammate, Patric Vitek. Patric is a member of the Pee Wee A team this season. pic.twitter.com/pMEgYVdvc2
— Eagan Hockey Association (@HockeyEagan) November 2, 2019
My heartbreaks hearing of the loss of Pee Wee A player Patric Vitek. Sending my deepest sympathies to Vitek family, Eagan Hockey Association and community. Sticks out for #5 Patric Vitek. pic.twitter.com/lvxGVClyNM
— Tom Schadegg (@CoachShaggy55) November 2, 2019
Patric Vitek on All Saints Day you arrived Graciously into the Arms of Jesus Our Maker. Prayers to the parents, grandparents and family. Thank you Brother Chuck Wiser, Jr. for announcing the sad yet “God all knowing! God all Giving! news to us. Patric is now with God Forever! pic.twitter.com/WSH2nRt39A
— Jim Goode, OFM (@jimgoodeofm) November 2, 2019