Advertisement

Local News

News > Local News > Child Drowns in Avon Retention Pond

Child Drowns in Avon Retention Pond

A child died after being pulled from an Avon retention pond by a group of good Samaritans on Monday afternoon.

The incident happened near West 21st Street and North Raceway Road in the Wynbrooke subdivision just before 3 p.m.

A 7-year-old was pulled from the pond and rushed to the hospital, officials with the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Department confirmed. Officials later confirmed the child died at the hospital.

People in the neighborhood performed CPR until emergency crews arrived to the scene.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- As President-elect Donald Trump celebrates his deal with Carrier to save jobs, it calls to...
WASHINGTON, D.C.--About $1.3 million of your tax money was spent to find out whether the heat feels different in...
FORT WAYNE, IN -- The Indiana University Board of Trustees approved a proposal to realign IPFW on into two...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- For more than 20 years, Florence Henderson was a huge part of the Indianapolis 500. So in...
(Photo courtesy of RTV6) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Rexnord, a company on Indy's west side, released details on...