Sunday night, Sept. 29, ended in tragedy for one area family.

According to a release from the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to a rural address in Henderson Township, about three miles northwest of Le Sueur, at approximately 7:35 p.m. on Sunday for an unresponsive 10-year-old boy who had been hit by a swing set/play equipment  which had fallen to the ground.

The boy suffered severe upper body injuries and was transported to Mayo Hospital in Mankato by Ridgeview Ambulance, where he died due to injuries sustained in the accident.

The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Henderson Police Department, Ridgeview Ambulance, Le Sueur Police Department, and Le Sueur Fire Department.

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