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4th Grader Identified in Fatal Memorial Day Parade

4th Grader Identified in Fatal Memorial Day Parade

BAINBRIDGE (WENY)---Chenango County Residents are mourning the tragic death of a 10 year-old boy who died during a Memorial Day Parade.

10-year-old Bainbridge Elementary Student, Teddy Cherniak, died Monday after falling from a float on Memorial Day.

Police say the boy was riding on his baseball's teams flatbed trailer at the annual Bainbridge Memorial Day parade and fell off, hitting his head on the street.

Cherniak was a fourth-grader at Greenlawn Elementary School in Bainbridge, where he played the trumpet and sang in the choir

There is now a make-shift memorial growing at the on the street corner where the boy fell off the float.