Boy, 6, Killed at Monster Truck Show

Washington boy dies after he's struck in head by metal debris
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 18, 2009 6:38 AM CST
Boy, 6, Killed at Monster Truck Show
Phyllis Dwyer fights back tears yesterday while comforting her children after stepson Sebastian Hizey was killed when he was struck by metal debris while watching a monster truck show.   (AP Photo/The News Tribune, Drew Perine)

A 6-year-old Washington boy was killed when he was struck in the head by a flying piece of metal while watching a Monster Truck show. It wasn't immediately clear what flew off one of the trucks and up over a safety barrier. Another fan in the stands was also injured. The weekend performances continued as planned, despite the death, though the problem truck was removed. "Our entire family is grief-stricken and angry," said the boy's stepmother.
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