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Child Drowns in Johnston County Pond

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SMITHFIELD — June 25, 1996 5:21 p.m. EDT

A 2-year-old child drowned Tuesday morning in a Johnston County watering hole.

Authorities say David Lee Brimsley of Johnston County wandered off from his grandparents, who were babysitting him, and fell into the pond.

The child was rushed to Wilson Memorial Hospital, where he arrived in full cardiopulmonary arrest. Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful

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