Tragedy Strikes Near Beloit As 6 Year Old Boy Is Killed

A 6-year-old boy lost his life as a result of a freak accident just after 7p.m. on Thursday in Mitchell County about three miles northeast of Beloit.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2008 Dodge Durango driven by Kay Lynn Lewis, 28, Beloit, was traveling in the 3200 block of E Road just west of Charlene Road.

A source within the family tells KD-Country 94 and Z-96.3 News that the child, Nolan D. Lewis, was running along side the vehicle as his mother was leaving their home. It is unclear if the boy lost his footing or simply got too close to the vehicle and was struck by the left rear tire.

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Now in his third year as News Director at KD-Country 94 and Z-96.3 The Lake, Chad is a jack of not all, but many trades. He spent previous years of his working life in hotel management, event planning, security, the aviation industry, staff writing for a newspaper, and as a small business owner. He began doing play-by-play of high school sports for KDNS and KZDY in 2009 and came to work full time for the stations in July of 2015.

He is a single-father of a young daughter and enjoys spending his free time with her. His favorite activities include attending live music and sporting events as well as being a singer/songwriter. A natural conversationalist, he also enjoys a good discussion/debate on a myriad of topics from current events and politics to sports and philosophy. He resides in Beloit with his daughter and continues to write sports and meeting stories for a local newspaper.