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Young boy drowns in Valley pool

Two-year-old under water for an estimated five minutes

Jul. 8, 2007

A two-year-old boy has died in a pool. Fire crews received a call at about 5:00 on Sunday evening. Battalion chief Walt Loerzel says Albert Calvez was under water at least five minutes. Emergency crews arrived on scene and immediately began CPR. Then, the child was transported the to St. Joseph’s Hospital where he later died.

The fire department says family members were home, some of them even swimming at the time of the accident.
Reproduced with permission from:
The Arizona Republic
By 12 News
Copyright 2007 Arizona Republic

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