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3-year-old in Laurens accidentally drowned in swimming pool, coroner says

Published: May. 7, 2022 at 5:48 PM EDT|Updated: May. 9, 2022 at 12:33 PM EDT
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LAURENS, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Laurens County Coroner’s Office said they responded to a possible drowning of a 3-year-old in the Mountville Community of Laurens County on Saturday.

According to the coroner, the incident happened in a swimming pool on Edgins Circle. The coroner says EMS took the child to Laurens County ER where they were pronounced dead.

The child was identified as 3-year-old Lucas David Love from Anderson.

The coroner ruled the child’s death as an accidental drowning.

“My heart goes out to the family in such a tragic time,” the coroner said. “This is the first possible drowning of this year for our office. Please keep the family in your prayers.

Stay tuned as we work to learn more.