Girl Dies After Falling In Septic Tank

By: News Email
By: News Email

A child dies after falling into a septic tank in Gallia County.

Gallia County deputies responded Sunday afternoon to a home on Bullaville Pike in Addison Township.

That's where a 5-year-old girl was found in a septic tank not breathing.

The girl was taken to Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis and later to Children's Hospital in Columbus.

The sheriff's office says she died Monday morning.

It appears to be accidental but authorities are investigating.

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