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Toddler drowns in backyard pool in Leetonia

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LEETONIA, Ohio (WYTV) – A toddler drowned Friday in a backyard swimming pool in Columbiana County.

The Mahoning County coroner is investigating.

According to the Morning Journal, emergency crews were called about 7 p.m. to a home on Leetonia Road after 3-year-old Kadon Illig was discovered in the pool.

Paramedics attempted to revive the child while en route to Akron Children’s Hospital in Boardman where he was pronounced dead.

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