Valley View Student Killed in Freak Accident in Searcy

JULY 5, 2005 - Posted at 1:41 p.m. CDT

SEARCY, AR - A Jonesboro area teenager was reportedly killed in a freak accident yesterday near Searcy.

Sources tell K8 News that Johnny Lorenzano, a sophomore at Valley View High School, died after being ejected from the bed of a pick-up truck that he was a passenger in.  The accident reportedly occured Monday afternoon in White County, near Searcy.

K8 News is still awaiting an accident report from the White County Sheriff's Department, which investigated the accident.

Meanwhile, a memorial fund for Lorenzano's family has been established at Liberty Bank.