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2-year-old drowns in Sauk County, officials say

Mother finds boy in water tank

TOWN OF WASHINGTON, Wis. - Authorities said a 2-year-old drowned Saturday afternoon in Sauk County.

The Sauk County Sheriff's said first responders were sent to an Amish family's farm on Highway 154 at about 3:10 p.m. for a report of a possible drowning.

According to the report, the boy was playing outside when his mother briefly lost sight of him. She found him a short time later floating face down in a water tank. Resuscitation efforts were not successful.

The Sauk County Coroner pronounced the toddler dead at the scene.

The farm is across from the Valley View Discount Grocery Store, witnesses told News 3.

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