WOOLMARKET, MS (WLOX) - WOOLMARKET, MS (WLOX) - A church festival took a tragic turn Saturday night in Woolmarket.
According to a representative of the First United Methodist Church of Biloxi, during the hay ride, 12-year-old Jeremy Kirby, son of the church pastor Eddie Kirby, was accidentally run over.
Biloxi Police told WLOX News, Jeremy Kirby has been pronounced dead at Biloxi Regional Hospital.
The accident occurred at the church's annual Trunk or Treat celebration in Woolmarket.
The representative for the church said the child was transported from the fall festival to Biloxi Regional Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.