Girl drowns at campground Sunday

HARROD — The Allen County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an accidental drowning that took place Sunday night.

The dispatcher got the call around 8:10 p.m. of a possible drowning at Sun Valley Campground on Faulkner Road near Harrod.

When crews arrived, they found the unidentified six-year-old girl was submerged after she drove her parent’s golf cart into a pond. She was transported to Lima Memorial Health System, where she was pronounced dead.

More information will be released by the sheriff’s office on Tuesday.

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