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2-Year-Old Dies After Being Pulled From Tennessee Creek

Posted: 5:15 PM, May 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-27 22:15:50Z

Police said a 2-year-old child died after being pulled from a swollen Tennessee creek.

News outlets reported crews found the toddler Saturday about a mile from where the child went missing in Washington County in East Tennessee.

Officials with the Washington County Sheriff's Office said in a statement the child was pronounced dead at Holston Valley Medical Center.

Chief Deputy Leighta Laitinen said the creek had been swollen from recent rains. Sheriff Ed Graybeal said the investigation was ongoing.