AUSTIN (KXAN) — The video of two students who were hit after getting off a bus was still the video everyone wanted to see this week. Amy McFadden’s 12-year-old son was one of the children hit in the crosswalk at the intersection of South First Street and St. Elmo Road in South Austin. Friends and family also mourned the death of Austin Police Officer Amir Abdul-Khaliq who died Sunday after being hit while working a funeral procession.
Here are the Top 5 Videos on KXAN.com this week:
5. UTSA Students dies on Lake LBJ: Dominiq Amir Castillo Porterfield, 20, was at the lake with friends over the holiday weekend when he was injured while wake boarding.
3. Thousands attend public memorial for Ofc. Amir Abdul-Khaliq: Amir’s son gave the eulogy at the service and said, “I’m not going to try to be my father because I can’t, but I will try my best to fill his shoes.”
2. Murdered 16-year-old left his mom a voicemail as he was dying: On the voicemail I can hear my baby taking his last breath and the crazy part is the second message he called like he was trying to gasp for air.
1. Mom reacts to son getting hit by truck after getting off school bus: During the first week of school, AISD police say their stop arm cameras have caught between 900 and 1,000 violators. During the entire school year last year, a total of 6,600 citations were issued.