Toddler drowns in SLO Elks Lodge pool
July 9, 2016
Pool attendees spotted the child submerged in the water, pulled her from the pool and performed CPR. Emergency personnel then transported the toddler to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
Because of the tragedy, all lodge facilities at the SLO Elks will be closed Saturday and Sunday.
“We as Elks cannot express how deeply we are touched by this tragedy, and our deepest sympathies are with this family in their time of loss,” the Elks said in a statement. “Please keep this family in your prayers during this terrible ordeal.”