Toddler dies after falling off boat in Pa. lake

HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a toddler drowned in a central Pennsylvania lake after falling off a boat.

According to WJAC-TV, emergency crews were called to Raystown Lake in Huntingdon on Wednesday morning.

State police say 1-year-old Jamari Benjamin of Ephrata had fallen into the water. They say another boat operator helped the boy’s parents get him to medical personnel.

The child was taken to a local hospital but did not survive.

Police have ruled the death accidental.

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