Lake Cumberland Drowning

An eight-year old Southern Kentucky child drowned in Lake Cumberland early this morning when the car the child was in plunged into the water.

Kentucky State Police say the child was in a 1995 Chevrolet Corsica around 12:30 Saturday morning driven by Wynema Worley of Bronton.

Worley was driving to a relative's house near the boat ramp when the car went into the lake.

The child was pronounced dead at the hospital .

Worley and another child in the car were treated for injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.