Child Falls In Pond, Dies
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A 5-year-old Hispanic boy, whose name hasn't been released, died last week shortly after being rescued from a pond on Kim Miller Road in the Lake Toxaway area.
Around 1 p.m. last Wednesday, law enforcement and emergency service officials received a call that a child had fallen into the pond.
According to Det. Wade Abram with the Sheriff's Office, the boy and his mother, who had been living in the Transylvania County area, were visiting a friend who lives near the pond when the boy wandered away.
"The child was playing on the dock when he fell in," said Abram.
The mother and friend attempted...