4-Year-Old Drowns in Pinckneyville

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By WSIL Manager

PINCKNEYVILLE -- Pinckneyville Police say a four-year-old girl pulled from a residential swimming pool Monday afternoon has died.

Police say the girl was found in a friend's pool around 2 p.m. Monday. She was taken to Pinckneyville Hospital then flown to a hospital in St. Louis. Her name is not being released at this time.

Officers are calling the incident a "tragic accident" and are reminding residents of the importance of pool safety.

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