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Officials say toddler dies in apparent drowning in West Bend

July 6, 2019

WEST BEND, Wis. (AP) — Officials say a 2-year-old boy died in an apparent drowning in the town of West Bend.

Authorities say fire crews from Slinger, paramedics and deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded about 2 p.m. Thursday after the boy was found unresponsive in Big Cedar Lake.

Lifesaving measures were attempted at the scene before the toddler was taken to a West Bend hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Officials are continuing their investigation.

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