INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An 8-year-old eastern Indiana boy has
died after a baseball hit him in the head and neck.
The Marion County Coroner's Office says Dylan Williams died of blunt force
trauma Wednesday, one day after suffering the injury in Union City, about
75 miles northeast of Indianapolis.
Coroner's office manager Marchele Hall tells The Indianapolis Star an
autopsy showed the injury occurred on the right side of the boy's head and
The boy was hit by a ball that had been thrown during practice Tuesday
evening. He was taken to a hospital in Winchester, then transferred to an
Union City Fire Chief Gary Moore tells The (Muncie) Star Press that
organizers of the baseball program were arranging help and counseling for
other children who witnessed the accident.