Updated: Saturday, 02 Jan 2010, 11:24 AM EST
Published : Friday, 01 Jan 2010, 6:26 PM EST
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) - A 5th grader at Spring Lake Intermediate School died after a sledding accident on New Year's Eve.
Chance Nash, 11, died at Spectrum Hospital in Grand Rapids after the accident at Duncan Woods. His father said he hit a log or a post.
The boy was first taken to North Ottawa Community Hospital and then transferred to Spectrum.
The Grand Haven police were called around 11:15 a.m. New Year's Day to look into the events surrounding his death.
Dennis Furton, the superintendent for Spring Lake, said there will be a crisis-counseling team available for anyone impacted by the 5th grader's death. The counseling will be held from 12 Noon - 3 p.m. Saturday at the Intermediate School Media Center, 345 Hammond in Spring Lake.
24 Hour News 8 will have more information as soon as possible.