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‘This was a tragic accident’: 3-year-old girl drowns in Lake View community

Drowning investigation in Lake View
Published: Jun. 16, 2022 at 10:43 AM CDT
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LAKE VIEW, Ala. (WBRC) - A 3-year-old girl drowned in the area of the Tannehill Preserve in McCalla on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, according to the Lake View Police Department.

Lake View Police Department, Lake View Fire Department, McCalla Fire Department and Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Medical Deputies responded to the Tannehill Preserve Community Pool where a 3-year-old victim was found. Investigators said she was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Lake View Police Chief Casey Edmonds said a 911 call was made just before 1:30 p.m. Edmonds said there was a family of six at the pool, mostly children.

Lakeview Police said, “This was a tragic accident.”


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