Child succumbs to injuries after being found unconscious in Oceans of Fun pool

KANSAS CITY, Missouri. (KCTV) – A young girl critically injured after being found in a swimming pool at Oceans of Fun has died.

Cedar Fair Entertainment, which owns the theme park complex, confirmed the news to KCTV5 on Tuesday morning:

According to a statement from a park spokesman, a lifeguard “responded to the distress of a young visitor in the Coconut Cove Basin.”

Rescuer smog pull her out of the water and park ambulance workers began performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The Kansas City Fire Department soon arrived to continue caring for her and transport her to a local hospital.

Law enforcement authorities said that the girl was less than 10 years old.