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Officials: 15-year-old girl drowned in Kansas swimming pool

July 19, 2021 GMT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 15-year-girl drowned in a private swimming pool in south-central Kansas over the weekend, officials there said.

The drowning happened Friday night at a home in Harvey County, authorities said, when first responders were called to the home around 9:30 p.m. The girl had been swimming alone in the pool when she drowned, officials said. Others in the home found the girl in the pool and called 911.

Medics who arrived on the scene performed CPR and rushed her to an area hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The girl’s name has not been released.