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Allendale child dies after drowning in pond

Ottawa County sheriff 05012021
Posted at 7:45 PM, Mar 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-13 22:08:42-05

ALLENDALE, Mich. — After being rescued from a pond, an Allendale child was transported to a local hospital, where they later died.

Saturday around 3:30 p.m., first responders headed to the intersection of 64th Avenue and Mista Drive in Allendale Township on a report of a missing child.

While the deputies were en route, the 4-year-old child was located by family members in a small pond.

Family and nearby residents pulled the child from the water and began performing CPR until the deputies arrived.

The child was later transported to a local hospital, where they passed away.

This incident remains under investigation by Ottawa County Sheriff's Office.