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Drowning incident claims life of 13 year-old Alto resident

HOUSTON, July 15, 2013--On Sunday, July 14, 2013 a 13-year-old female from the Alto area died from a drowning incident that occurred at Ratcliff Lake. 

The incident happened on Saturday, July 13. The victim was at the lake on a church excursion with her family. 

The victim was pulled from the shallow end of the water and CPR was administered until she arrived at ETMC in Crockett.  She was then flown to Memorial Herman in Houston, where she later died.

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