Toddler drowns in pool on Friday night

DEKALB COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - A tragic accident involving a toddler is under investigation in DeKalb County.
The Times-Journal in Fort Payne reports a 16-month-old child drowned Friday night after falling in a pool at the family's home. It happened on County Road 190 in the Crossville area.

Investigators say the mother and child were sleeping when the toddler woke up and wandered outside and fell into the pool.

Copyright 2010 WBRC. All rights reserved.