ELM CREEK, Neb. (KSNB) - Two Elm Creek children were injured, one fatally, on their grandparent's property following an electrocution incident on Tuesday.
The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office received the call around 4:30 p.m. in regards to a possible electrocution.
Deputies and Elm Creek Volunteer Fire Department arrived on the scene, and the two children were transported to CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
One of those children, Aubree Hubbard, 7, died shortly after arrival.
The other child, her 5-year-old brother, suffered non-life threatening injuries and was admitted to CHI GSH.
A preliminary investigation indicates the electrocution was accidental and that foul play is not suspected.
Buffalo County Deputy Sheriff Bob Anderson said that BCSO investigators were working with the Nebraska Electrical Inspection Division to determine the exact cause.
Members of the Buffalo County Attorney’s Office, Elm Creek Volunteer Rescue Squad, and CHI GSH paramedics , assisted Sheriff’s deputies in the investigation, which is ongoing.