Johnson County

Johnson County Toddler Dies in Swimming Pool Accident

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A Johnson Country child is dead after an swimming pool accident on Saturday.

According to the Johnson County Sheriff's Department, deputies responded to a residence in the 700 Block of County Road 1104A in Rio Vista concerning a missing child.

Deputies when they arrived, they searched the property for the child. Fire department personnel and Rio Vista police officers also assisted in the search.

The property included an in-ground pool which was described as murky with no visibility, deputies said.

According to sheriff's deputies, the child was located in the bottom of the pool and was unresponsive.

Fire department personnel began administering CPR at the scene, and the child was later transported to Cooks Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth by helicopter.

The Sheriff's Department was later notified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office that the child did not survive.

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