- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 6, 2016

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Police are investigating whether the drowning death of a 9-month-old boy could have been prevented.

The Daily Sentinel reports (https://bit.ly/29Pjp1d) Rylan Kruckenberg was pulled from the pool at a Grand Junction home on June 24. The baby died at the hospital a week later.

A coroner ruled on Tuesday that the death an accidental drowning.

Grand Junction Police Department spokeswoman Heidi Davidson said the ruling doesn’t impact the investigation.

She said authorities will still investigate whether the accident was preventable.

No one has been arrested or charged in the case.

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Information from: The Daily Sentinel, https://www.gjsentinel.com


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