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4-year-old drowns in Chautauqua County pool

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Posted at 11:46 AM, Jul 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-13 11:46:10-04

A 4-year-old drowned in a Chautauqua County pool Tuesday afternoon. 

Police in the Town of Ellicott were called to a home on Water Street for the report of a possible drowning victim.  Rescue crews took the child to the hospital, but the child wasn't able to be revived.

Town Police tell 7 Eyewitness News the child had been playing in a yard and was just out of sight of the parents and able to climb into the pool.  The family had used the pool earlier in the day.