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Walcott Mom, Infant Hospitalized In Iowa City For Burns

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WALCOTT, Iowa (AP) Authorities say a woman and her 5-month-old child have been hospitalized after hot liquid was spilled on them at an Eastern Iowa apartment.

The Walcott Police Department says the accident occurred around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the apartment on West James Street.

The child was flown to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The mother was taken to a Davenport hospital and then to the Iowa City hospital.

Police say a 3-year-old child accidentally spilled the hot liquid on the woman and the infant. The names of those involved and other details have not been released.