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3-year-old dead after drowning in Peoria swimming pool

Feb 9, 2024, 5:32 PM | Updated: 6:47 pm

Peoria fire and medical officials pulled a child out of a pool at around 4 p.m. on Friday, official...

Peoria fire and medical officials pulled a child out of a pool at around 4 p.m. on Friday, officials said. (Pexels Photo)

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PHOENIX — A child died in the hospital after being pulled out of a Peoria swimming pool on Friday afternoon, officials said.

Emergency crews with the Peoria Fire Department responded to a call reporting a possible drowning in the area of 91st Avenue and Deer Valley Road at around 4 p.m.

They found the toddler unresponsive in a backyard swimming pool, the Peoria Police Department said.

“When officers arrived, they began life saving measures on a 3-year-old child,” police said.

Fire and medical officials transported the child to local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The child passed away at a local hospital, Peoria police announced at 6:38 p.m.

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3-year-old dead after drowning in Peoria swimming pool