Coroner releases cause of death of 5-year-old killed in Christmas parade

Coroner releases cause of death of 5-year-old killed in Christmas parade
Ameer Frazier was taken to the hospital following a "tragic" accident at the Bluffton Christmas parade Saturday. (Source: Carletha Frazier Singleton)

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The coroner has released the cause of death of a 5-year-old who was killed in an accident during a Christmas parade in Bluffton.

Beaufort County Coroner Ed Allen said Ameer Frazier’s cause of death is blunt force trauma to the head.

Frazier was taken to the hospital after the parade, where he died.

No charges have been filed in the case.

On Thursday evening, family and friends came together for a vigil to remember Frazier.

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