2-Year-Old Drowns in car swept away

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MOUNT STERLING, IL. (KTVI) – A 2-year-old drowned when officials say a car was swept away by flood waters in Mount Sterling, Illinois Saturday night.

It happened just west of Highway 107 when the driver tried to drive through 2 feet of water.

The 2-year-old was strapped to the back seat and drowned.

The driver was able to escape.