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2-year-old in critical condition after being found in Logan County reservoir

RUSSELLVILLE, Kentucky – A toddler was hospitalized after being found in a small body of water in Logan County.

At approximately 11:11 Wednesday afternoon, the Logan County Sheriff’s Office said it responded to a report of a missing 2-year-old girl who had wandered away from her home on Pleasant Drive in Russellville.

Initial reports indicate the child went missing in a cornfield, officials said in a statement Wednesday.

The release also stated that the Sheriff’s Office and Russellville Police Department began searching the cornfield.

According to officials, Logan County Search and Rescue personnel, emergency managers, and paramedics, as well as residents of the surrounding areas, participated in the search.

The report said the child was in a small body of water.

According to the release, the child was found unresponsive and CPR was immediately initiated by law enforcement and emergency medical personnel. The child was transported to Med Center Health in Russellville.

Emergency Department personnel managed to stabilize the child, who was flown to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in critical condition.

The sheriff’s office says they will not release any information regarding the identities of those involved in this investigation at this time. They ask that the privacy of all families involved be respected.

The Logan County Sheriff’s Office and Child Protective Services will work together on the investigation and will provide an update as new information becomes available. The Russellville Fire Department, along with the Logan County Burden Barriers and the Auburn Police Department, also assisted at the scene.

The sheriff’s office asks that “everyone take a moment to remember all involved and pray for a successful outcome.”