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Matthew Bohr, 14
Teen on bicycle dies after van strikes him
Austin American-Statesman, Wednesday, July 19, 2000
 
A 14-year-old boy was struck and killed by a van Tuesday while riding his bicycle on Spicewood Springs Road.
 
Matthew Bohr, whose address was not released, had just left the parking lot of the Spicewood Springs Branch Library, 8637 Spicewood Springs Road, shortly after 4 p.m., according to Austin police.
 
Witnesses told police the boy was attempting to cross Spicewood Springs Road when he was hit by a 1999 white Chevrolet van. The van, driven by a 34-year-old man whose name was not released, was turning left onto Spicewood Springs Road from Parliament Place.
 
The boy was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
Police said the accident was still under investigation late Tuesday, and no charges had been filed against the driver of the van.

Obituary from Thursday, July 20, 2000 Austin American Statesman:
 
MATTHEW BRENDAN BOHR
 
Matthew Brendon Bohr, 14, of Austin, passed away July 18, 2000.
 
Matthew attended Spicewood Country Pre-school, Laurel Mountain, Pond Springs, Canyon Vista Middle School, Goals Learning Center and Westwood High Summer School. He also attended the Star Ranch Summer Camp.
 
Matthew committed his life to Jesus Christ on whom he relied with an open heart. He was an avid fisherman, herpetologist, and steward of three cats and many exotic pets.
 
He was a friend to many in Jollyville and Barrington Oaks and also enjoyed reading at Spicewood Springs Public Library. Matthew was a member of St. Luke's on the Lake Episcopal Church as well as St. Luke's Episcopal Youth Community.
 
Matthew is survived by his mother, Mary (Marianne) MaHoney, of Austin; sister, Judy Colleen Bohr, of Austin; father, Michael J. Bohr, of Chicago, Illinois; aunts and uncles, Brian and Colleen McGuire and son Michael, of Arlington, Virginia, Mary Jo Bohr of Chicago, Illinois, Kevin Bohr of Arlington Heights, Illinois, Jerome and Kelly McGraff, of Osprey, Florida, Dan and Linda Mahoney, of Columbus Ohio, James Folk and family, of Columbus, Ohio; and garandfather, Ernie Bohr, of Arlington Heights, Illinois.
 
A formal visitation will be held 6:00 to 9:00 PM Friday, July 21, 2000 at Cook Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home (9700 Anderson Mill Rd).
 
Funeral Services will be 12:30 PM Saturday, July 22, 2000, at St. Luke's on the Lake Episcopal Church with the Reverand Roland A. Timberlake officiating.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Men of St. Lukes, 5600 RR 620 North, Austin, Texas, 78732 or Lutheran Social Services of the South, P.O. Box 49589, Austin, Texas, 78765.


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