A child was struck by a car in the Walmart parking lot at Jacksboro.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) –  A two-year- old boy died this afternoon from injuries sustained after being hit by a car.

Reports coming in to WLAF are the child ran into the Walmart parking lot near the lawn and garden area and was struck by a car.

First responders were planning to fly the child out on a helicopter from Jacksboro Middle School, but the child died before he was able to be transported, reports said.

The accident happened at 2 pm, and the child died a little after 3 pm on Friday, according to officials.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 03/27/2020-3:45PM)

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – A child was hit by a car according to reports coming in to WLAF.

Right at 2 pm Friday afternoon a child was struck by a car in the Walmart parking lot.  The initial report is that the child was struck in the area around the store’s lawn and garden section.

A medical helicopter was planning to land at the Jacksboro Middle School to fly the child to a Knoxville hospital.  Instead, the child will be taken to the La Follette Medical Center according to reports from the scene.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 03/27/2020-2:05PM-UPDATED 2:20PM)

5 Replies to “Afternoon accident ends with fatality”

  1. Seems Wal-Mart is the hot spot for activity these days. My condolences to the family and community.

  2. This is so tragic, my thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Find peace knowing he is most definitely in heaven

  3. Angelia&Danny Byrge
    Prayers &Hope For This Family
    So Devastating To Lose A Baby But Turn To God And He Will Help You and Your Family Make It Through This…..God Bless You All…
    You Will Be In Our Prayers…

  4. Prayers for this family..I know this is devastateing.im so sorry.prayers for this family

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