2-year-old drowns in Florence County pond

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FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A two-year-old drowned in a pond Sunday in Florence County, according to county coroner Keith von Lutcken.

The child, identified as Easton Rhett Strickland, was found in a pond in Lake City off of W. Hwy 378 Bypass, according to von Lutcken.

Strickland was taken to a hospital where he died. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday. A cause of death has not been released.

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