Children Injured or Killed In Parades

Boy Run Over by Parade Float In Menan, Idaho, a 6-year-old boy was expected to survive after being run over by a float during a Fourth of July parade. Jefferson County Sheriff’s official Mickey Earner said the boy was riding on the back of a vehicle pulling a float during the parade when he reportedly jumped off and was struck by the float. (USA Today, 6-7-2010, p. 5A) Girl Killed by Parade Float In Texas, a fourth-grade honor student from … Continue reading →