Toddler in critical condition after being found in Lake Santee

A young girl is in critical condition after nearly drowning in Decatur County last night.

Indiana conservation officers are reporting that the incident happened last night at Lake Santee. The Decatur County dispatch center received a report that a 2-year-old girl had disappeared from her home on Lake Santee Drive at about 8:51 p.m. at night. Clarksburg EMS arrived on the scene and quickly found her unconscious in about three feet of water.

She was flown by medical helicopter to Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis. The incident is under investigation.