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A 2-year-old Hardinsburg boy has died in a possible swimming pool drowning.

The death is under investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.

At approximately 5:49pm on Sunday, June 30, 2019 Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies Paul Ginkins and Matt Hein responded to 9920 Cedar Lane, Hardinsburg in reference to a 911 call about a 2-year-old male who was found in a swimming pool, not breathing.

When the officers arrived on scene the boy was being placed into an ambulance and was transported to IU Health Paoli Hospital.

The hospital declared him to be deceased a short time later.

The incident is still under investigation at this time.

Other departments involved were the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana State Police, Washington County EMS, Posey Township Fire Department and the Orange County Coroner’s Office.