An 8-year-old cheerleader who attended the July 4th parade in Utah is on a swim ring. He died later. He was struck by Hammer, whose riding was part of the procession.
Leighton's Macy Hill died in a tragic accident at the K'sville parade, about 20 miles north of Salt Lake City, a neighbor said at a fundraiser. ..
"Macy was vibrant and she showed everyone her joy and love," writes Jenny Dopp.
"Macy's dad said he loves the Patriot Cheer team. She loves cheering and Macy died with the team doing what she liked."
The exact cause of the fatal accident that canceled the rest of the parade on Tuesday was still unknown. The yellow Hummer involved in the
crash belonged to thePatriot Cheerleaderteam,, according to KSTU-TV. Macie was part of the Patriot Cheer All Stars cheerleader team in West K'sville.
Some dancers were on a flatbed trailer pulled by a vehicle, while others were chasing behind or dancing with them. I was there.Elko Daily FreePress reported. ..
Macy left her parents and three brothers on Tuesday night, according to a fundraising site that raised nearly $ 100,000 for her family.
"I think her family feels a little peaceful in doing what she likes. She was always smiling and excited," said her family. Spokesman Ryan Dopp toldKUTV.