Toddler drowns on Sand Mountain

CROSSVILLE, Ala. (WDEF) – DeKalb County Sheriff’s deputies performed CPR on an infant after an apparent drowning on Wednesday.

It happened at a home on County road 29 in Crossville, Alabama.

Officers found the 20 month old next to a small goldfish pond.

Neither the deputies or paramedics were able to revive the child.

The investigation is ongoing.

Sheriff Jimmy Harris states “This is a tragic accident that has happened and our thoughts and prayers goes out to the family and friends. I would like to thank the DeKalb Ambulance Service, Aroney Fire Department, Alabama State Troopers, DeKalb County Deputies and Investigators for their quick response on the scene.”

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Categories: DeKalb County, Regional News

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