New Canaan teen dies on family vacation in Canada

The New Canaan community is mourning the loss of a 13-year-old boy who died during his family vacation in Canada.

Canadian news reports say John Leslie was killed after being hit in the head with a baseball. Leslie was reportedly playing ball in a Prince Edward Island park with friends.

Leslie was to enter the eighth-grade at Saxe Middle School in the fall.

A funeral service will be held for Leslie in Canada Wednesday. A memorial service will be held in Connecticut at a later date.

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