ANDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – A release stated that an 11-year-old collapsed and stopped breathing after being hit with a baseball bat on Monday.
Anderson County deputies responded to the Slocum Elementary School in reference to a medical emergency.
According to officials, the 11-year-old and a teammate were practicing swinging their bats behind the dugout and the teammate accidentally struck the 11-year-old in the back of the head. The child collapsed and stopped breathing until he started receiving chest compressions and began breathing again, officials said.
The victim was transported to a local hospital and officials said the parents were notified. Officials did not give an update on the child’s condition.