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June 02, 2014 03:34 PM

Aberdeen Boy Dies In Accidental Drowning

The Aberdeen Police Department says a five-year-old boy died in an accidental drowning at Wylie Park Lake on Sunday.

Emergency responders were called around 3:30 p.m. to help a child who was non-responsive.  Witnesses started CPR before law enforcement and paramedics arrived.  The boy was taken to Avera St. Luke's Hospital but he was not able to be resuscitated.

While authorities have not named the child, Carlsen Funeral Home in Aberdeen says Michael Patrick McBride of Aberdeen died in the drowning.

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