Miniature Train Derailment & Crash at Cleveland Park in Spartanburg, South Carolina Kills 6-Year-Old Benjamin Samuel Easler, Injures At Least 24

Spartanburg, South Carolina officials say a miniature train was in its first day of operation for the season when it overturned, killing a 6-year-old boy and sending dozens of children and parents to the hospital.

A miniature train operating on opening day at Cleveland Park in Spartanburg, South Carolina derailed and overturned, killing a 6-year-old boy who was riding with his mother and siblings. At least 28 people were riding the train, and most were injured.

Several people that were riding the train were members of Corinth Baptist Church in Gaffney, S.C. The boy that was killed was son of the pastor, Reverand Dwight Easler.