8-year-old Macie was participating in July 4 parade and she was injured there and she succumbed to those injuries. Her relatives have created a gofundme page for the late Macie. Many of the close friends and family have sent condolences to the family on Facebook.
The Gofund me page describes Macie:
“Macie Hill, the brightest little light, was tragically taken from us in a devastating accident during the Kaysville Parade on the 4th of July,”
“Macie was the youngest in her family and a princess to her three older brothers and her parents.
“Macie was full of life and showed joy and love to everyone. Macie’s dad said she loved her Patriot Cheer team. She loved cheering and Macie passed away doing what she loved, being with her team. The family would like to express their thanks to all of the first responders and members of the community who jumped in to help Macie. They would also like to thank the compassionate staff at Layton Parkway Hospital for the tender care they provided to Macie and to her family in the most devastating of circumstances.”
Kaysville police department immediately conducted an investigation:
Kaysville Police department has given an explanation of the accident on the social media site Facebook. as per them, an incident happened between a parade vehicle and a walking participant. Police have chosen not to reveal the name of the girl who was a victim.
The victim was immediately provided medical support in a nearby hospital and the rest of the parade was suspended instantly.
The crime scene was sealed by the police and a thorough investigation was conducted on the place.
Kaysville PD made a statement: “This is a tragic event and our hearts go out to the child’s family. We will continue to release updates as we gather further information.”
Jennie Dopp, of Layton, raised the Gofundme campaign and said
“In the coming days, Macie’s family will need to pay for funeral expenses, a headstone, medical facility charges, and counseling for members of the family. This community has already shown an outpouring of love and concern for the Hill family. However, we would ask you to please join us in showing them continued support by donating and sharing this Go Fund Me page. This account has been created with the blessing of the Hill family.”
Macie Hill, 8, died Monday of injuries she suffered when she was was hit by a vehicle during an Independence Day parade in Kaysville.https://t.co/oc0x6ZjeaR
— The Salt Lake Tribune (@sltrib) July 5, 2022