Child Dies After Being Hit With Bat

A toddler is dead after being hit in the chest with a bat.

We're told two-year-old Henry Berlin was at T-ball practice with his family at a church in Louisville on Tuesday night.

A spokesperson with the YMCA says the boy's four-year-old sister was swinging a bat and accidentally hit the little boy when he ran up to her, causing a heart arrhythmia.

People at the scene did CPR, but the boy died at the hospital.

Police say it's a tragic accident, and no charges are expected.


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  • by Lynn Location: KY on Jul 25, 2008 at 03:46 PM
    God Bless this family. Please, God, let them find a way to deal with this terrible loss, and ease their pain. And be with the sister who will be traumatized over this the rest of her life...
  • by Andy on Jul 25, 2008 at 05:40 AM
    All sports should be out lawed.
  • by bj Location: mCdowell on Jul 24, 2008 at 02:19 PM
    So sorry for your loss.This is so sad. And I really feel sorry for the little sister. May God bless you all.
  • by Sharon Location: Mc Creary on Jul 24, 2008 at 01:09 PM
    I feel so sorry for this family. My prayers go out to them. This is so awful to have to go through. God has a reason for everthing. God needed another angel.
  • by Anom Location: KY on Jul 24, 2008 at 12:17 PM
    My prayers are with the family and the 4yr. old child. May God help you through this and keep you in His grace. So sorry...
  • by C Location: Lexington on Jul 24, 2008 at 09:25 AM
    I have chills reading this story. I can not even imagine what the family is going through as well as the 4 year old. Your family will be in my thoughts & prayers. God Bless you all.
  • by Chis Location: Haran Ky on Jul 24, 2008 at 08:26 AM
    So sorry for the family this has to be a totally awful may god bewith them.
  • by Anonymous Location: KY on Jul 24, 2008 at 08:13 AM
    My family and I will be praying for this family. We love baseball and live at the ballpark most of the year and never dreamed of something like this happening. It makes you realize how blessed you are for every second that God gives you with your children. Parents please cherish every moment with your babies! My prayer is that Heaven's angels will take care of this sweet child of God.
  • by Anonymous Location: Winchester on Jul 24, 2008 at 07:23 AM
    My heart goes out to this family. May the good Lord give you the strength you need to pull through this awful trajedy.
  • by Sue on Jul 23, 2008 at 09:20 PM
    Oh how my heart aches for this family especially his sister who will remember this the rest of her life. My God comfort them and bring peace to this family
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