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2-year-old boy dies from drowning in Pleasant Grove

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Posted at 9:06 PM, Aug 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-08 01:57:56-04

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — A toddler drowned Saturday evening in a Pleasant Grove swimming pool.

Around 7 p.m., the 2-year-old boy's parents found the child face down in the above-ground pool near 400 East and 700 North.

The parents pulled the boy out of the water and called 9-1-1.

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Paramedics worked to treat the child and took him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Pleasant Grove Police say it appears to be accidental.