2-Year-Old On Life Support After Near-Drowning Dies

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (CBS Connecticut and AP) – A 2-year-old girl  placed on life support after a near-drowning in a Bridgeport pool has died

Police say the girl was pulled from a pool at a home by her mother around 2:30 p.m. Friday. Bridgeport Police Sgt. Joseph Szor says the girl’s mother performed CPR until first responders arrived.

The girl was transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center. The girl was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital by helicopter later that afternoon for treatment.

Police Chief A.J. Perez says it appears to have been an accident. Police have not released the name of the family or the girl.

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