Aria Hill Bio
Aria Hill was sitting in a golf cart where her father playing golf at the Links at Sleepy Ridge Golf Course in Orem when she was hit in the back of the neck on Monday
6-year-old Aria Hill was sitting in a golf cart when her father hit a golf ball that struck her on the back of her neck, according to police. https://t.co/I9mnHt9g0U
— Action News on 6abc (@6abc) July 17, 2019
Aria Hill Age
She was 6 years old.
Aria Hill Death and Police Investigation
His drive struck her in the back of the head at the base of her skull, Lieutenant Trent Colledge of the Orem police told the Daily Herald, and she died after being airlifted to Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City.
“A complete, fluke accident – you couldn’t repeat it if you tried,” Hill’s uncle, David Smith, told KUTV. “She just happened to be in the exact wrong place, just directly across from him, when it happened.”
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— Russell Breinholt (@RBreinholt) July 16, 2019
Police received a call about the injured girl around 10:25 a.m.
When they arrived, paramedics were already on the scene to treat the girl.
The girl was transported by ambulance to a hospital and then flown by helicopter to Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City.
She died at about 9:25 p.m on Monday.
Aria Hill Cause of Death
Aria Hill died on Monday after she was struck in the head by a golf ball hit by her father in what her uncle described as a “fluke accident” that “you couldn’t repeat if you tried”.
6 year old Aria Hill was hit in the head and killed by a golf ball. Her grandpa shared this picture with me and asked if I would share it. He was so tender and said this was the last picture he took of her. You can help their family with burial expenses: https://t.co/irv5a0mPEz pic.twitter.com/Y29FnfcEJ5
— Jeremy Harris (@JeremyHarrisTV) July 17, 2019
In a post on a GoFundMe account created to raise funds for medical and funeral expenses, Smith wrote, quoting the girl’s mother: “We are so grateful for all the love, support, and prayers made in our behalf during this difficult time. We’ve truly felt comforted. Aria was the sassiest girl in the world.
“She was silly, spunky, creative, unique, and so so full of love for everyone she came in contact with. There is a huge hole in our hearts that she has taken with her back to Heaven … Fly high my little angel.”
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— Black Relationships (@EssentialGoals) July 17, 2019
Aria Hill GoFundme page
A GoFundMe has been made for the girl’s memorial fund. It has raised just over $18,887 of its $25,000 goal.
Aria Hill Obituary
Viewing Friday, July 19th, 6-8 PM and Saturday, July 20th, 9-10:45 AM at the Foxwood Ward. A celebration of Aria’s life will be held at 11 AM at the Foxwood Ward – 7775 N Woodhaven Blvd, Eagle Mountain, UT 84005. Interment will be at Lake Hills Cemetery, 10100 S State in Sandy.
— Siglov Freudivan (@DerangedRadio) July 17, 2019
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- She was sitting in a golf cart at the Links at Sleepy Ridge Golf Course in Orem when she was hit in the back of the neck on Monday
- David Smith the girl’s uncle said Aria enjoyed watching her father golf and was often his ‘golfing buddy’
- The child was waiting in a golf cart as her father teed off 20 yards away Monday
- Police were called to the Sleepy Ridge Golf Course in Orem at around 10:25 am
- The girl was taken to hospital in critical condition and died on Monday evening
- Police called it ‘an extremely tragic accident’ and are investigating but not planning to pursue charges