Funeral Held for Teen Killed in Accident

Friends and family gather to say goodbye to 15-year-old Ryan Didone

Friends and family gathered on Friday to say goodbye to a 15-year-old Maryland boy killed in a car accident.

Ryan Didone died on Monday in Damascus when the car he was riding in slammed into a tree and burst into flames.  Ryan and four other teens were on their way home from a church youth group meeting.  Everyone else survived.

Friday morning, friends, family members and classmates gathered at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Damascus for Ryan's funeral.  A burial immediately followed at the All Souls Cemetery in Germantown.

Ryan's father is a Montgomery County police captain who often spoke to groups of young people about the dangers of teen driving.

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