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EMHOUSE, Texas (AP) Navarro County authorities say two people have drowned and a 2-year-old was seriously hurt after their 14-foot aluminum boat capsized in a stock pond.

Justice of the Peace Connie Hickman tells the Corsicana Daily Sun (http://bit.ly/10GeAiK ) the two drowning victims, both adults, are from the Dallas area. Their identities were not being released immediately.

She says they drowned while apparently searching for the 2-year-old who was among four children thrown into the water early Saturday evening when their boat turned over. Three survived without injury. The injured child was flown to a hospital in Dallas, about 50 miles to the north.

Sheriff Elmer Tanner says one body was found after about an hour of searching the pond near Emhouse. Authorities needed a dragging operation to find the second victim.

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Information from: Corsicana Daily Sun, http://corsicanadailysun.com

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