Child dies after being pulled from Raytown pool

RAYTOWN, Mo. - A 2-year-old girl rushed to a hospital Tuesday night after being pulled from a pool at a Raytown home has died, police say.

Police and paramedics were dispatched out just before 5:30 p.m. to the 7900 block of Ditzler on a reported drowning.

The unidentified girl was not breathing when officers arrived. He had been pulled from an above-ground pool.

Paramedics and officers performed CPR on her before taking her to an area hospital for further treatment. She was pronounced dead later Tuesday night, police said.

41 Action News Skytracker video showed police investigators taking photos of the scene just before 6 p.m., but officers believe the incident to be a tragic accident.

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