Family donates organs of young ball player killed after being hit by baseball

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The organs of an 8-year-old boy who was fatally struck by a baseball during practice Tuesday night have been donated, helping three other children.

Officials with the Indiana Organ Procurement Organization told Fox59 that Dylan Williams’ liver and both of his kidneys were donated. Additionally, valves of his heart were saved and will be harvested.

Williams was taken off life support Wednesday at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. Doctors told the boy’s family that Williams died after an extremely rare circumstance and are not exactly sure how the young boy went into cardiac arrest after being struck by the baseball.

A foundation has been set up in honor of the 8-year-old ball player.

If you would like to help out, you can make a donation at the Pacesetter Bank in Union City: 200 W. Oak St., Union City, IN 47390

You can also make a donation to the DylanWilliamsAlwaysAnAllStar foundation. Tax #46-3224201

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