HURT, Va. — A 7-year-old boy died Sunday after he was diagnosed with influenza and strep throat, family members told multiple news stations Monday morning.
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The father of Kevin Baynes Jr. told WWBT that the boy was sent home from school on Friday after he started to vomit and was falling asleep in class. Family members took him to a hospital emergency room the next day, where he was diagnosed with the flu and strep throat.
He was pronounced dead at a hospital, WWBT reported.
An autopsy will be performed to confirm his cause of death, according to the news station.
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