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Windham man gets special tribute

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WINDHAM, Ohio - A Windham man was remembered Friday by hundreds of family and friends in a very special way.

Ryan King passed away on Monday, but his memory will live on for years to come.

A parade of heavy duty trucks lined the streets leading into Garrettsville for as far as the eye could see.

Around 75 of them rolled through the Mallory DeHaven Carlson Funeral home all in the memory of 18-year-old Ryan King, 18.

King died Monday after he was crushed by a tow motor at his Windham metal recycling business.

His aunt, Ann Marie Phillips, said, "It's just an amazing tribute to a wonderful boy. We're going to all miss him. It's just absolutely amazing these kids pulled this all together in a couple days. I'm happy they were able to do that for each other."

This truck convoy would have meant a lot to Ryan.

"The boy lived for diesel trucks, truck pulls, tractor pulls he just loved having fun," said his friend Chris May.

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