Boy who died in bat accident ID’d

The 5-year-old Fort Mill boy who died Friday afternoon after being hit with a baseball bat has been identified as Luke Howard. He was hit with the bat in a home in the Springfield neighborhood of Fort Mill and went into cardiac arrest, according to a Fort Mill police report. Fort Mill police responded to the scene, said Maj. Bryan Zachary, but determined the incident was an accident and that there was “no malicious intent.” The (Rock Hill) Herald