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Toddler seriously injured by riding lawn mower

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An 18-month-old child was injured by a riding lawn mower in Camas on Sunday.

The Clark County Sheriff's Office said it responded to a home on the 27000 block of Northeast 36th Street in Camas at about 3 p.m.

Officials said the injury to the child was described as a possible amputation to the child's left leg or foot.

According to deputies, preliminary information indicates the child's grandfather was backing up the lawn mower when the accident occurred.

Investigators believe that drugs or alcohol were not factors in this accident.

The child was taken by Life Flight to Legacy Emanuel Hospital.

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