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The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified a baby who died in an accident last week.

The department said 2-year-old Jimmy Joe Wright Jr. died due to accidental drowning on April 16 in the 100 block of Loma Linda Dr. He was pronounced dead at Memorial Hospital at around 3:54 p.m. after the Bakersfield Police Department initially responded to the incident and transported him to the hospital.

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