CORBIN, Ky. (FOX 56) – A southeastern Kentucky boy died Monday in a freak accident.
The Fayette County Coroner said, 8-year-old Eli Hill from Corbin was playing basketball outside his home on Monday. He decided to get on a stool to dunk the ball when the backboard came off the pole and landed on Eli’s chest causing serious injuries.
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Eli was taken to the UK Hospital where he died.