My mom would always say that she could never fathom having to bury a child.

Indeed, that's how it never should be. But sadly, one local family will be having to do that due to a terrible crash in Baton Rouge.

5-year-old Xander Cruz Benoit passed away after the vehicle he was riding in on I-10 just west of the bridge in Baton Rouge was in a five vehicle crash.

Xander is the son of Maegen Benoit and grandson of local musician Lee Benoit. Maegen herself suffered major injuries in the crash.

As you can imagine, this an extremely difficult time for the Benoit family. But somehow Lee was able to garner the strength to post the sweetest tribute to his grandson Xander, while asking friends and fans to continue to pray for their family.

What an amazing little boy.

Please continue to pray hard for this wonderful family as they try to get through this terrible time in their lives.

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