5-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Pool

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A 5-year-old boy recently drowned at his grandmother’s house. The boy was visiting his grandmother. She started looking for him when she realized that he was no longer in the house. The grandmother called his mother. The mother arrived a short time later and discovered that the boy was floating in the pool.

The boy’s father pulled him out the water and started doing CPR. Paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after and continued CPR. The boy was taken to the hospital, and he was pronounced dead. Randy Smith, who is the sheriff of Conington, recently a statement saying that it was an extremely sad and tragic event.

He sent out his condolences and prayers to the family of the child. He also stated that parents have to be extra cautious as the weather gets warmer. It is important to watch children closely when they are around water. Installing barriers and fences around the pool is one of the things that parents can do to keep their children safe.

Drowning is the third-leading cause of death from unintentional injury in the United States. It accounts for seven percent of the deaths in the world. Children and males are more likely to drown than any other groups. Children who are between the ages of 5 and 9 have the second-highest drowning rate. Eighty percent of drowning victims are males.

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