8-year-old boy becomes sixth victim of Wisconsin Christmas parade tragedy 1 week ago

8-year-old boy becomes sixth victim of Wisconsin Christmas parade tragedy

Jackson Sparks died at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

An 8-year-old boy has sadly become the sixth victim of the horrifying Wisconsin Christmas parade attack.

The family of Jackson Sparks confirmed the young boy has passed away.

The niece of Jackson's parents confirmed the devastating news on their GoFundMe page.

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His mum and dad Aaron and Sheri Sparks thanked the public for their ongoing support.

12-year-old son Tucker and 8-year-old Jackson were admitted to ICU after the attack.

An SUV drove into the crowd at the Christmas parade on Sunday, November 21st.

"This afternoon, our dear Jackson has sadly succumbed to his injuries and passed away," the family confirmed.

She said they greatly appreciate the "continued prayers and the tremendous outpouring of support".

The family has asked for privacy and prayers as they "heal and mourn the tremendous loss of their sweet little boy".

Thankfully, 12-year-old Tucker has pulled through and is recovering from his injuries.

Tucker will be discharged from the hospital and will continue to recover at their family home.

Jackson underwent brain surgery on Sunday evening. Doctors tested his brain function and brainstem activity on Monday.

His family said he needed a miracle to survive.

The parents are now facing mammoth medical expenses. A fundraiser has been set up to help support them.

Jackson becomes the sixth and youngest victim of the Wisconsin attack.

Darrell Brooks Junior has been charged with five counts of first-degree intentional homicide.

If convicted, the 39-year-old could face a mandatory life sentence.

He will face additional charges later this week.

We are keeping the family and friends of little Jackson in our thoughts at this time.