8-year-old boy dies from injuries in Wisconsin parade tragedy: 'Tremendous loss'

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Jackson Sparks, 8, died from his injuries on Monday to become the sixth person killed after a man plowed an SUV into a Christmas parade in Wisconsin on...
A Wisconsin family is mourning a "tremendous loss" after an 8-year-old boy died of injuries he suffered when a speeding SUV plowed into a crowded Christmas parade on Sunday.

The death of Jackson Sparks was shared by prosecutors on Tuesday when suspect Darrell Brooks, 39, appeared in court for the first time to hear the charges against him.

Sparks had brain surgery on Sunday night to treat his injuries after Brooks allegedly rammed his red SUV into the annual Christmas parade in Waukesha. The little boy was the sixth victim to die in the tragedy.

Brooks appeared to sob in court when prosecutors announced the boy's death.

The boy's parents, Aaron and Sheri Sparks,…
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