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Angelina deputies investigating toddler death

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

ANGELINA COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - The Angelina County Sheriff's Office is investigating a toddler death from Tuesday afternoon.

Sgt. Bart Riley said the 3-year-old boy was brought to a Lufkin hospital Monday night with bruising and internal injuries.

The boy was taken by ambulance to an out-of-town hospital and died at about 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The sheriff's office is withholding names and further comment on the matter pending a further investigation.

Lufkin Police spokesman J.B. Smith said officers were called to Memorial Hospital on Monday for a case of a baby not breathing but learned it occurred on Ramsey Road, which is outside the Lufkin city limits. That was when the sheriff's office became involved in the case.

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