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Lake Hughes drowning incident claimed the life of one toddler and sent another to a hospital

Los Angeles County, California – A drowning incident in a pond in Lake Hughes in which two toddlers were involved is now being investigated by the Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives.

Authorities said crews were sent to the 43100 block of Lake Hughes Road for a report of two children drowning. Rescue crews came to the scene and found the victims. They took them to a hospital with an ambulance helicopter right away for treatment.

One of the victims, a 3-year-old boy, was pronounced dead at the hospital, while information about the condition of the 4-year-old girl was not released.

It is still not determined whether the toddlers were alone at the pond or accompanied by someone else at the time of the incident.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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