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A Taylor County infant drowned Friday in a creek near her home.
According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Department report, the 16-month-old girl was found at 5:55 p.m. near a home on Bradfordsville Road.
The report states that sheriff's deputies, along with Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue, responded to the scene.
Rhoda Ann Attridge was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital, the report states, and was pronounced dead at about 8:30 p.m.
Taylor County Coroner Terry Dabney said the family's children were playing in their yard when they noticed Attridge was missing.
Dabney said the family looked for the child for about 10 minutes before finding her in the creek. They performed CPR and called 911, he said, to no avail.
Dabney said Attridge's death was ruled an accident.
Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp said no criminal charges will be filed as a result of Attridge's death.
"From all indications, it was just an accident," Shipp said. "It's just what you call a terrible accident."
Attridge, the daughter of Mark W. Attridge and Kimberly Barney Attridge, was born Jan. 3, 2007, in Taylor County.
Besides her parents, she is survived by four brothers, Joshua Attridge, Jacob Attridge, Benjamin Attridge and Matthew Attridge, all of Campbellsville; three sisters, Joanna Attridge, Rebekah Attridge and Leah Attridge, all of Campbellsville; her grandparents, William and Marion Attridge of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Alan and Carol Barney of Bethel, Conn.; and her great-grandmother, Harriet Barney of Southbury, Conn.
Funeral was Sunday at 2 p.m. at 1725 Bradfordsville Road in Campbellsville by John Henry Mast. Burial was in the Mannsville Amish Cemetery. Pallbearers were Melvin Hochstetler and John J. Mast.
Sheriff's Deputy William Rice investigated.
A complete obituary appears on Page 5A of today's issue.