Oceanside Police Headquarters
Oceanside Police headquarters. Courtesy of the department

A 2-year-old girl drowned in a North County backyard pool Saturday, police said.

A witness told Oceanside police the girl fell into the pool outside a home in the 1800 block of Morena Street sometime Saturday.

Family members pulled the toddler from the pool and began CPR until police and paramedics arrived to assist them in their attempts to resuscitate her.

The authorities rushed the child to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

– City News Service