Boy Pulled From Backyard Pool In Canon City Dies

CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a pool at a day care at a private home in Canon City.

Fremont County sheriff’s officials say the boy had reportedly been playing with other children in an above-ground swimming pool in the home’s backyard Wednesday. The day care provider heard the children yelling and ran to the pool, where the other children were pulling the boy out. Attempts to revive the boy were unsuccessful.

Names of the day care provider and the boy weren’t immediately released.

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