Jeremy Smith, 6, of Kansas City, Mo, flew into the air after being struck by a sledder sliding down a steep hill in Brookside Park on Monday afternoon. Jeremy left crying but walked away from the accident and was comforted by his uncle, Jed Smith. Sledding safety is at the core of several cities nationwide that have banned or heavily fined sledders.
Jeremy Smith, 6, of Kansas City, Mo, flew into the air after being struck by a sledder sliding down a steep hill in Brookside Park on Monday afternoon. Jeremy left crying but walked away from the accident and was comforted by his uncle, Jed Smith. Sledding safety is at the core of several cities nationwide that have banned or heavily fined sledders. David Eulitt The Kansas City Star
Jeremy Smith, 6, of Kansas City, Mo, flew into the air after being struck by a sledder sliding down a steep hill in Brookside Park on Monday afternoon. Jeremy left crying but walked away from the accident and was comforted by his uncle, Jed Smith. Sledding safety is at the core of several cities nationwide that have banned or heavily fined sledders. David Eulitt The Kansas City Star

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