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Girl, 6, drowns in motel pool in Alexandria

A 6-year-old Carlos girl drowned in the pool at Holiday Inn Sunday evening.

At approximately 5:20 p.m., the Alexandria Police Department and North Ambulance responded to the Holiday Inn on Highway 29 South.

CPR was being performed on the girl when police arrived. The girl was transported to Douglas County Hospital and was later pronounced dead.

The child's name is being withheld at this time.

The incident, believed to be accidental, is being investigated by the Alexandria Police Department.