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2-year-old dies after falling into pool

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A 2-year-old girl died Sunday afternoon after falling into a pool in Bridgeport Friday.

Police say the girl was pulled from a pool at a city home by her mother around 2:30 p.m. Friday. Bridgeport Police Sgt. Joseph Szor says the girl's mother performed CPR until first responders arrived.

The girl was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital by helicopter later that afternoon for treatment.

News 12 is told the toddler had been placed on life support after Friday's incident.

Police Chief A.J. Perez says the incident appears to have been an accident. 

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