Public Helps Family of 1-Year-Old Killed in Iron Range Crash

Jackson Hines Jackson Hines |  Photo: GoFundMe

August 24, 2017 06:19 PM

The public is showing overwhelming support to the family of a 1-year-old boy killed Tuesday in a crash on the Iron Range.

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Jackson Hines passed away when the vehicle he was in rolled on Highway 135 near Aurora. The vehicle was driven by his mother who sustained injuries.

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According to the State Patrol, the vehicle drifted to the shoulder of the road. The driver, a 23-year-old mother from Gilbert, Minnesota over-corrected leading the vehicle to roll. They struck some trees before coming to rest. The mother was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.

The 1-year-old's family set up a GoFundMe Page after the crash and the public listened to their plea.

In 24 hours, the family has almost reached their $5,000 goal with more than $4,000 in donation. The family says the money will be used for funeral cost and medical expenses.

RELATED STORIES: 4 Die on Minnesota Roads in Separate Crashes Within 24 Hours.

Jackson Hines was one of four who died on Tuesday in four separate road crashes in Minnesota. Hines was the youngest victim.

Click here to support the family through GoFundMe.


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