Sloan, Iowa – According to KCAU, a 12-year-old kid died during a homecoming parade in western Iowa on Friday.
Kage McDonald was identified as the victim by the Westwood Community School District. According to Woodbury County Deputy William Brooks, the kid was ran over after falling from a float.
The kid was transported to a Sioux City hospital but died from his injuries, according to the Sioux City Journal.
The Westwood Ministerial Association’s president, Richard Moore, said the community is coming together to get through the tragedy.
“You’ve got to know that you’re not alone, and this community has done very very well in that. That’s one of the reasons I’m so proud to be a part of this community,” said Moore.
Hinton was scheduled to play Westwood for their Homecoming game on Friday, but the game was rescheduled for Saturday. Hinton expressed his condolences to Kage’s family via a tweet.
Around $13,000 were raised through a GoFundMe page. Anyone interested can donate here.