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3-year-old drowns in swimming pool

3-year-old drowns in swimming pool
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POSTED: Monday, July 19, 2010 - 12:04pm

UPDATED: Monday, July 19, 2010 - 4:24pm

On Saturday Wood County deputies were dispatched to FM 1801 in reference to an accidental drowning. Mineola Fire Department, First Responders were first on the scene and administered medical attention until the East Texas Medical Center, Emergency Medical Technicians transported the victim to the East Texas Medical Center, Emergency Room in Quitman, Texas.

The victim is Crisslyn Thompson, the three-year old-daughter of Joshua and Tammantha Thompson of Mineola, Texas.

The investigation into the child's death indicate that the child accidentally entered the family's outdoor swimming pool and was unconscious when discovered. The child was later flown to Medical City Children's Center in Dallas, Texas where she was pronounced dead by attending physicians.

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It's a horrible thing, but it happens. I love my pool, I have it protected with a fence and an alarm. My concern is with the family. What a horrendous thing to have to live with for the rest of your life. RIP baby girl and God grant mercy and piece of mind on her parents.

Have to watch those little ones with a pool around. God love her, she just did not know the dangers of that water.

Did you know that swimming pools kill more children in this country that guns do?

Honestly, I won't buy a house with a pool.

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