MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Police said a young girl drowned Tuesday afternoon in a lake near her family home in Coconut Creek.
The girl who was less than 2 years old was found unresponsive at the lake on Cocoplum Circle.READ MORE: Efforts To Get Needed Supplies To Haiti Reach Obstacles As Unrest Continues
Police said officers began CPR on the child and then turned over life-saving efforts to emergency medical personnel from the Margate-Coconut Creek Fire Department.READ MORE: Slain Hollywood Police Officer Yandy Chirino's Family, Friends Devastated Beyond Belief
The toddler was transported to Northwest Medical Center in Margate where she died a short time later.
Police are calling the drowning an accident, but are not saying anything else about what may have led to the drowning.MORE NEWS: Judge Clears Way For Student Refund Lawsuit In COVID Shutdown Case At University of Florida
The child’s name has not been released.