Toddler, 2, drowns in car after mother 'fails to see high-water sign' and ...

Toddler, 2, drowns in a car after his mother 'fails to see high-water sign' and drives into flooded roadway causing the vehicle to be 'completely submerged' in 8ft of water Anthonitte Carter, 22, was driving with her two-year-old son on Thursday in Wabash County, Indiana  Police say Carter drove her car into a flooded roadway after apparently missing a 'high-water' caution sign  The roads are vulnerable to flooding when the area is hit by heavy rains Police say the water's strong current took the car to the other end of the road, leading to the vehicle becoming 'completely submerged' Carter was able to escape, but she was unable to save her son, Eric Long 

By Ariel Zilber For

Published: 19:28 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 19:39 BST, 3 May 2019


A two-year-old Indiana boy drowned on Thursday when his mother drove their car into a flooded roadway before the vehicle was ‘completely submerged,’ authorities said.

Indiana State Police said that Anthonitte Carter, 22, of Indianapolis, was driving her 2003 Chevrolet Impala in Wabash County with her two-year-old son, Eric Long, in the car.

As she approached County

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