UPDATE: Child Dies after Falling in Canal Near Gooding
A 2 year old boy has passed away at a Boise hospital after falling into an irrigation ditch near his home. The toddler wondered away and fell into the water, Sheriff Shaun Gough said. The home is located three miles east of Gooding on Highway 26. Authorities say this was not a criminal incident, rather a tragic accident. The accident happened just after 4:00 P.M. Tuesday.