2-Year-Old Drowns After Falling Into Pool On Long Island

August 18, 2018 - 1:09 pm

EAST ISLIP, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- A 2-year-old girl has died after falling into a pool in Suffolk County.

Suffolk County police said the toddler drowned in a backyard pool at a home on Percy Williams Drive in East Islip.

The toddler was found in the in-ground pool by her grandmother just before 6 p.m. Friday.

Authorities said the grandma pulled little Galaxy Belenger out of the water and performed CPR until rescuers arrived.

The toddler was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore where she was pronounced dead.