The drowning death of a 1-year-old child in southern Minnesota has been ruled accidental.
According to the Fillmore County Sheriff's Office, the drowning was reported in Bristol Township at 5:23 p.m. Friday. The 911 caller reported that the 1-year-old child fell into a bucket of water.
An ambulance and sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the residence on the 11000 block of Journey Road, where lifesaving measures were attempted before the 1-year-old was pronounced dead.
The sheriff's office continues to investigate, although the child's death has been ruled an accidental drowning. No further information has been provided.