A family in Indiana suffered a second heartbreak on Wednesday when a 6-year-old boy was killed in a auto accident — months after his 2-year-old brother drowned.
The coroner related the victim as Ayden Roberts. He was in the back seat of a white Chevrolet Impala that was split in half after the three-car disintegrate in Borden. He was may be necessary to Norton Children’s Hospital, where he was declared dead.
Police say his father, Peter Roberts, was driving where reference is ran off the road into a furrow, over-corrected and thrown into oncoming transaction.
He and the motorists of the other vehicles were hastened to the hospital, but their injuries are not considered life-threatening.
For the Roberts family, it’s another mashing jolt. Ayden’s 2-year-old brother, William Roberts, drowned in a nearby creek merely two months ago.
Teachers at Borden Elementary said Ayden, a kindergartner, was resilient after his little brother’s death.
“Even though some of the things that happened with him in the last couple weeks, he still came in, and was doing really well with his academics here in school, ” Hawkins said.
The school notified Ayden’s coaches Wednesday, but hampered off from telling his young classmates.
“We feel like age-appropriate wise, for kindergarten, that needs to be handled by their parents, ” Hawkins said. “We’re heartbroken.”