EMS offers pool tips to stop drowning trend

They say parents shouldn't take their eyes off kids in the pool, not even to read a book or use a cell phone


AUSTIN, Texas — The young girl who drowned in a North Austin swimming pool June 10 was visiting from Houston. Six-year-old Aatyana Jenae Nash died Monday afternoon. Despite several people being in the pool area, EMS says she stayed under five or six minutes.

Austin-Travis County EMS say they also responded to four other near-drowning incidents the same day.

As protocol, the City of Austin Health and Human Services inspected the pool Tuesday where the six-year-old died. The Red Roof Inn pool passed, though some recommendations were made.

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