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6-year-old girl drowns in Killeen pool

KILLEEN - A 6-year-old girl is pronounced dead after drowning in a Killeen pool.

It happened on 2900 Illinois Ave., about 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening in Killeen. Police responded to a call for a child not breathing. When they got there, officers found the girl was pulled out of a pool. They immediately airlifted the child to McLane's Children's Hospital. The 6-year-old was pronounced dead at 8:36 p.m.

Police say it happened while other kids were swimming in the pool while adults were watching. Police say the child went under water and no one realized she was under water for so long. Eventually she was pulled out and people nearby performed CPR until paramedics arrived.

The name of the child has not been released at this time.
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