According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center, a call was received requesting help locating a missing toddler in the Fairview area in the early afternoon hours on Thursday, June 5.
Local law enforcement, Search & Rescue, area residents and valley first responders were notified of the situation.
The child, a 15-month old girl, was located in an irrigation canal (Bittercreek) and transported to Star Valley Medical Center. She was later transported via life flight to Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City where she succumbed to her injuries.
Additional coverage will be in the June 11, 2014 edition of the Star Valley Independent.