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Louisville Teen Critical After Being Swept Through Drain Pipe

Posted at 9:20 AM, Sep 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-02 09:45:00-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) — A Louisville teenager was in critical condition after being swept into a drainage pipe, officials say.

WAVE reports here that a 15-year-old boy was playing in a drainage ditch Friday around 7 p.m. when he was swept away, through a drainage pipe, about 100 yards, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department.

The high schooler later was found behind a home and taken to an area hospital. He was listed in critical condition, officials said.