WINDSOR – A child has died after being struck by a parade float at the Windsor Harvest Festival Monday.
According to information obtained by reporting partner 9News Denver, the child was a participant in the parade and on the float when the incident happened.
He was then transported to an area hospital where he then died. The child’s age has not yet been released.
“The child and family are in our hearts right now. Windsor is a small, tight-knit community and we hope to protect the family’s privacy as they grieve the loss of their child,” says Windsor Police Chief Rick Klimek.
Windsor Severance Fire Rescue has also set up a counseling service with North Range Behavioral Health for anyone who may have seen the event or was affected by it.
In wake of the accident that happened at the Harvest Festival Parade this morning, we have set up a counseling service with North Range Behavioral Health for anyone who may have witnessed the event or has been affected by it. Counselors are on call 24/7 at 970-347-2120.
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Counselors will be on call 24/7 at (970) 347-2120.