Toddler Drowns in Vigo County Lake

(VIGO CO.) – A two-year-old toddler drowned after falling into a lake behind a home on South Daniel Street in Southeastern Vigo County.

Upon arrival deputies and Riley Fire Department personnel learned two children, ages 20 months and two years old, had fallen into a lake behind the residence.

The children were rescued and immediately provided medical attention and transported to Regional Hospital.

The two-year-old female later died at the hospital.

The other female child was transported to an Indianapolis hospital.

The incident remains under investigation.

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