9-year-old boy dies in playground accident 02 Aug 18

A 9-year-old boy is dead after an accident at a playground in Comfrey Monday.  Emergency personnel were called to the playground at 112 Eastern Avenue around 5:30 Monday and found Gavin Ludewig unresponsive.  Initial reports say he got tangled up in a swing.  He was taken to the Springfield Medical Center where efforts to resuscitate him failed.  He was pronounced dead at the hospital.  The investigation continues.