2 young siblings pulled from New York pool; 3-year-old girl dies, 4-year-old boy is critical

  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: August 30, 2014 - 10:30 AM

LANCASTER, N.Y. — A 3-year-old girl has drowned in a backyard swimming pool in New York, and her 4-year-old brother has been rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

The Buffalo News reports (http://bit.ly/1tMOuHl ) that the two children were unresponsive when they were pulled from the above-ground pool Friday night in Lancaster.

The children were taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Cheektowaga (cheek-tuh-WAH'-guh), where the girl died.

Her brother was later transported to Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo. He is listed in critical condition.

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