News

Two-year-old drowns in Toledo Bend Lake while on trip with family| Around The Town

IMG_4073


story by staff reporter Nora Drenner

Two-year old Sean Dawson drowned in Toledo Bend Lake Saturday, May 2, after wandering away from his parents and siblings. He was discovered a few feet from shore in some two feet of water.
According to reports, the Dawson family of Baton Rouge arrived at the family camp that morning. Apparently, the children were playing inside when it was discovered Sean was missing. It is estimated the child had been gone less than five minutes. A search of the home, yard, and lake, which is at the back of the property, immediate commenced.
Soon after, the child was found, and a family member began CPR; 911 was also called. The family was enroute to Sabine Medical Center when they met the ambulance. Ambulance personnel took the child to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Categories: News

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.