Texas Boy Dies from Getting Stuck Between Washer and Dryer During Hide-and-Seek


A boy aged 8 years old died after getting caught between a dryer & washing machine while playing hide and seek.

Wrangler Hendrix, who was from Jewett, Texas, was visiting a relative’s home on June 10 in Coolidge, Georgia, where he was playing hide-and-seek. 

The Thomas County Sheriff’s Captain Tim Watkins TelledWALB 10: Deputies responded to a 911 call about a boy trapped between the washer and dryer. According to the sheriff’s office, it is believed that Wrangler was trying to hide behind the appliances and got stuck in between them.

The child’s family discovered the boy after about five to 10 minutes and began performing CPR. 

Emergency services arrived on the scene and continued CPR. WALB 10 was told by Captain Watkins that the boy was responsive for a brief time, but then became unresponsive.

Wrangler was taken to Archbold Memorial Hospital where he was declared dead following further life-saving efforts.

“The Thomas County Sheriff’s Office would like to express our deepest condolences to the family of Wrangler,” Capt. Watkins. Watkins.
Wrangler had just completed the second grade, as DescriptionIn his obituary. “Wrangler enjoyed life in the country and loved fishing, swimming, riding four wheelers, and just being outside.”
People ShareThey offered their condolences to the family.
“My heart breaks for all of you. Praying for peace and comfort for you during these dark days. Wrangler was a sweetheart. So thankful for time I got to be his bus driver. He was so well-mannered and took care of his sister. They were so excited about their trip and the beach. We joked about wearing lots of sunscreen as they got off the bus. Rest in heavenly peace, Wrangler,”One person wrote.
“Prayers for the entire family and deepest sympathy on the loss of this child.”

Wrangler’s funeral services will be held at Sardis Baptist Church, Jewett on Tuesday 21 June.