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Funeral to be held for 9-year-old Sheboygan boy who died after being hit by garbage truck

Roman Martin credit: GoFundMe

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A funeral will be held for a 9-year-old boy who was hit and killed by a garbage truck in Sheboygan last week. 

It happened on Wednesday, Oct. 9 as Roman Martin was riding his bike to school near 14th and Center. 

Martin's funeral will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sheboygan. 

St. Paul's Lutheran partnered with the Lutheran Church of Missouri Synod to set up a fund for Martin's family. They say 100-percent of the money raised will go to the Martin family.

Roman Martin credit: GoFundMe


CLICK HERE if you would like to donate.

A GoFundMe page has also been established to raise funds. 

Roman's half siblings were killed in a fire three years ago. The fire claimed the lives of three children, including Roman's 10-year-old half-brother Ben Martin and 11-year-old half-sister Natalie Martin.

According to the GoFundMe page, Roman is also proceeded in death by a second sister, Mikayla.

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