PLANO (CBSDFW.COM) – A four-year-old boy drowned in his family’s backyard pool on Ember Court shortly before 10:00 a.m. Monday according to Plano Fire-Rescue.READ MORE: All Baylor Scott & White Employees Required To Receive COVID-19 Vaccine By October
Plano Fire-Rescue says firefighters arrived at the home five minutes after the 911 call to find a family member performing CPR on the child.READ MORE: Mother Found Shot To Death Inside Recently Purchased Home In Garland, Police Say
Paramedics took over and rushed the child to Children’s Medical Center Plano where he was pronounced dead.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning ranks fifth among the leading causes of unintentional injury death in the United States and children ages one to four years have the highest drowning rates with most of those drownings occurring in home swimming pools.MORE NEWS: Eviction Moratorium: What Happens To Renters When The CDC Ban Expires?
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