Boy dies after choking on marshmallow

BELLEVILLE, Ill. — A 6-year-old boy visiting a private campground on Carlyle Lake near Keyesport died Saturday night in Greenville after choking on part of a marshmallow, according to BND.

According to a news release from Bond County Coroner Tony Brooks, Jeremiah M. Woods of Champaign was at a picnic table with his family at the Hickory Shores Resort south of Keyesport when he became unresponsive after he took a bite out of a large marshmallow, BND reported.

EMS transported Tony to Greenville Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, BND noted.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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