CANTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 19-year-old man drowned at Splash Kingdom Waterpark on Sunday afternoon, the Canton Police Department confirmed Monday.
Police said around 5:00 p.m., first responders found the young man unresponsive after he had been pulled from a 10-foot deep pool.READ MORE: Small Business Saturday Offers North Texans Another Day Of Deals And Steals
Park personnel were performing CPR and an automatic external defibrillator (AED) was also used to try to revive the victim.
Canton Fire Department and Champion E.M.S. personnel continued lifesaving efforts while a medical helicopter was on the way.READ MORE: Pavelski Reaches 400 Career Goals As Stars Beat Avalanche 3-1
The helicopter rushed the teen to a hospital in Typer were he was pronounced deceased.
An autopsy will be done.
No other information as been released at this time.MORE NEWS: TCU Falls 48-14 To Iowa State