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Morgan County toddler found in ditch remains critical

By Bob Mims

| The Salt Lake Tribune

First Published Oct 14 2013 08:16 am • Last Updated Oct 15 2013 01:30 am

A toddler remained in critical condition on Monday after being found unconscious in a Morgan County irrigation ditch.

Morgan County Chief Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Edwards said he understood the 1-year-old had been put into a medically induced coma in hopes of aiding his recovery.

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The child wandered away from his family’s home on Stoddard Lane in Weber Canyon about 11:30 a.m. Saturday and was found soon thereafter after in the ditch.

A helicopter flew the baby to Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City.

The incident remained under investigation.


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