TOWN OF PELICAN, WI (WTAQ) - Authorities say a toddler has died in an apparent accidental drowning.
The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to a call for a missing 15-month-old toddler in the Town of Pelican Saturday afternoon.
Deputies found the child in some water near the Pelican River. The child was rushed to a nearby hospital, but it was too late.
Authorities say the child was playing with a sibling while the mother went inside to put laundry in a dryer.
The child’s name has not been released.
(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)