PEORIA, Ariz. (KSAZ)
A tragic ending to a nice day out near Lake Pleasant.
A young boy, just 4-years-old, drowned in a community pool at the RV Park at Lake Pleasant, according to officials with the Peoria Fire Department.
The child was swimming in a crowded pool with family present, officials tell us.
The child slipped under water and was submerged for a couple of minutes.
The boy’s father pulled him from the water and then an off-duty Phoenix Police Officer performed CPR while waiting for Peoria Fire to arrive on scene.
Fire Crews arrived on scene and continued CPR until the child was flown by helicopter to a nearby hospital.
Sadly, the boy was pronounced dead at the hospital.