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Parade death ruled accidental by Medical Examiner

Trailer father was driving when boy fell off in parade.

Trailer father was driving when boy fell off in parade.

EDMOND, Okla.-Independence Day took a tragic turn after an 8-year-old boy was hit by a parade float.

Witnesses say 8-year-old Aiden Hooper fell from the Tae Kwon Do float and was run over by the float before it could come to a stop.

Hooper later died from his injuries.

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The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner’s Office determined that he died of multiple blunt force trauma.

His death has been ruled an accident.