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Pasco girl, 2, found floating in lake has died

A 2-year-old girl died after being found floating in the lake behind this home at 10215 Willow Drive, center, in Port Richey on Sunday, according to Pasco County deputies. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD   |   Times]
A 2-year-old girl died after being found floating in the lake behind this home at 10215 Willow Drive, center, in Port Richey on Sunday, according to Pasco County deputies. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times]
Published Mar. 12, 2018

PORT RICHEY — A 2-year-old girl died Sunday, hours after she was found floating in a lake.

The death appears to be accidental, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.

According to deputies, who responded to a call at 12:49 p.m., it appears the child was able to get out of the lanai at the home at 10215 Willow Drive with access to a private neighborhood lake.

By the time deputies arrived, the child had already been pulled from the water. She was She was then transported to an area hospital for treatment.

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