GRANADA HILLS ( — A 17-year-old boy who was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Granada Hills was identified by the Coroner’s office Thursday.

Philomene Ragni, known as Philo, was fatally struck around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 16200 block of West San Fernando Mission Boulevard, officials said.

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Investigators say the John F. Kennedy High School student was riding his bicycle when he suddenly turned into the path of a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power truck.

Ragni, who was not wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck, who passed a sobriety test, was traumatized by the accident.

The LADWP issued a statement extending heartfelt sympathies to Ragni’s family and friends.

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Students at John F. Kennedy remembered their classmate Thursday.

“People are supposed to wear blue, white or black today and a ribbon in the quad for him,” student Brianna Sanchez said.

“He was always happy, just always had a smile, always really funny just a really good person to be around,” another student said.

Grief counselors visited classrooms to offer support to students and teachers.

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“We’re sad,” Principal Richard Chavez said. “We have students that he touched a lot and feel very close to him and the family has had such a loss in their family. So our school is now in the process of putting together anything possible to help the family and our students.