MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The 3-year-old boy who fell into a septic tank in Two Harbors over the weekend has passed away.
Around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, St Louis County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a boy, later identified Mick Johnston, who had fallen into a septic tank.READ MORE: What To Do When Severe Weather Strikes While Boating
Upon arrival, officials were able to pull Johnston from the tank. He was unresponsive and taken to Essentia St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth. He was listed in critical condition.READ MORE: Feds Investigating Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked To Organic Strawberries; Cases Reported In Minnesota
On Tuesday morning, authorities from Essentia St. Mary’s said Johnston had died.MORE NEWS: Witt Jr. Hits 3 Doubles, Ups Extra-Base Count, KC Tops Twins, 7-3
The exact cause of death is still unknown. However, authorities said it could be from complications caused by the fall.