Lubbock shows support at Capes for Crosby event at Maxey Park

Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 7:06 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 7, 2022 at 3:16 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The parents of a 4-year-old boy on life support are asking people to dress up like superheroes to wish him goodbye.

The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office found 4-year-old Crosby Pruitt unconscious after he fell into a swimming pool in South Lubbock County on Saturday, July 2, just after 5 p.m. The child was taken to Covenant Medical Center by EMS. The sheriff’s office says the investigation is ongoing.

Family members and friends have taken to social media to gather people from across the South Plains to show support for Crosby and his family.

His mother posted this on social media two days after the incident.

The Crosby Pruitt Memorial account has been set up at PlainsCapital Bank to help with funeral expenses. You can stop at any location to make a donation.

The family is asking for any and all superheroes to attend Crosby’s final mission. They’re asking people to gather at Maxey Park, 4007 30th Street, Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. and make a lap in his honor. You can subscribe to the event on Facebook.

The family made this announcement on Thursday afternoon:

The family extended special thanks to for their support during this process, as they hope to keep their son’s memory alive with these organ donations.

Covenant Health released the following statement on behalf of the family:

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