2-year-old drowns in Tyler

Monday, March 14, 2011 - 11:56am

TYLER — A 2-year-old boy died on Saturday after drowing in a pond near his home.

It happened at 10282 Seven Hills Road in Tyler.

Smith County sheriffs officials tell us that the toddler was playing with some other children outside his home while his parents were installing a sprinkler system and the boy wandered away from the group.

When his mother noticed he was gone, she went looking for him and found him in the pond.

Offiicials say the father attempted to do CPR, and the child was taken to the hospital where he died.

KETK will continue to update this story throughout the day.


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