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2-year-old girl drowns in Long Co.

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LONG CO., GA (WTOC) -

Authorities responded to a possible drowning of a 2-year-old in Long County, according to Long County EMA Director Bob Heffley.

Long County Sheriff Graig Nobles has confirmed the girl has been pronounced dead as a result of drowning.

The death is under investigation.  

At 4 p.m. Friday afternoon, police responded to a call of a possible drowning in a family pond located on Plantation Road close to the Tattnall-Long County line.

The child was transported to the local hospital.

Authorities said the child got away from the mother at the home, and when she went to search for the child, they were found floating face down in the pond.

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