3-Year-Old Dies After Drowning in Coral Springs Pool

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By Tim Priester

Despite life-saving efforts, a 3-year-old died after drowning in a pool on Friday.

According to Deputy Fire Chief Mike Moser, Coral Springs Fire Department received the 911 call at 6:57 p.m., and when paramedics arrived at the 700 block of 127th Ave,  they found family members performing CPR on the child.

Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department paramedics continued attempts to revive the child while en route to Broward Health. However, hospital staff pronounced the child deceased after all life-saving options were exhausted.

According to the Florida Department of Health, drowning is the leading cause of death for children 1 to 4 years-old in Broward County.

Deputy Fire Chief Moser said that Coral Springs Police Department would be looking into the events that lead to the drowning.

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Tim Priester

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Prior to moving to Coral Springs and being promoted to a stay-at-home dad of three lovely children, Tim Priester was a TESOL and writing instructor at both the college and elementary school level. His passion for writing has meant being featured in both online and print media.

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