Drunk Driver Killed This MMA Fighter’s Toddler

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MMA fighter Marcus Kowal just experienced what no parent wants to experience. His 15-month old toddler son was struck by a suspected drunken driver as he was sitting in his stroller. The child, Liam Michael Kowal, was declared brain dead on Sunday and removed from life support.

72 year old Donna Marie Higgins, is accused of hitting Liam and a 15 year old girl who was pushing his stroller. The girl was walking Liam on a Hawthorne crosswalk in California on Saturday. The girl is in stable condition but has serious injuries. Higgins had fled the scene after the incident.

Marcus Kowal, said on Facebook that Liam’s organs would be donated. “About an hour ago, our baby was declared brain dead,” Marcus wrote in a Sunday night Facebook post. “He tried to fight so hard. He even died at one point but they brought him back. He’s a little fighter. His heart is still beating but his brain is no longer working.

“It hurts to write this, but Liam loved to share and the person we were going to raise him to be would love to help someone else.” He asked the parents of any children who needed a donated organ to contact them.

Police have arrested Higgins and she was charged with hit-and-run and DUI, and was held on $100,000 bail.