Funeral Friday for 5-year-old killed by van in Springboro

Dillon Gooding (Source: Gooding Family)
Dillon Gooding (Source: Gooding Family)

SPRINGBORO, OH (FOX19) - Funeral services are being held Friday for a 5-year-old boy who was killed when he was accidentally struck by a van.

Dillon Gooding died Aug. 30 after being hit my his mother's minivan, which was parked in a driveway. Police say the brake was somehow released, causing the van to back up and hit the child.

Visitation for Dillon is Friday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon at Anderson Funeral Homes, located at 40 North Main Street, Springboro, OH 45066. A funeral service will immediately follow.

A fundraiser for the Dillon Gooding family will be held Sunday, Sept. 11 at Poelking Lanes South. A donation of $20 per person will be requested in exchange for two hours of bowling. All funds collected for the event will be donated to the Dillon Gooding Memorial Fund, which you can donate to at any Key Bank.

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