Child Drowns In Swimming Pool

A 3-year-old Lexington boy has died Thursday after an accidental drowning.

The child, Tyler Ragsdale, was reported missing from a Lexington home and was found unconscious in a nearby swimming pool.

The child was later pronounced dead at UK hospital. The Lexington Herald Leader reports the special-needs child was reported missing about 6:00 Thursday from his grandparents' home on Wilderness Road. Rescue crews found the child in an above-ground pool in a next-door neighbor's back yard.

The Fayette County Coroner's office tells NEWSFIRST the child was pronounced dead at UK Hospital at 7:13 pm.

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