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Young child drowns in Laurel County swimming pool

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Posted at 5:29 PM, Jun 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-15 17:29:08-04

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A young child has died after an apparent drowning in a Laurel County swimming pool.

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says it happened in western Laurel County at approximately 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

Authorities say when they got to the scene, emergency service personnel performed CPR on the 23-month-old, and the child was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in London, but later died.

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is still investigating what happened.