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Franklin County Girl Drowns In Family Pool

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) -  A day of picking berries ended in tragedy for a Franklin County family Monday.

Harley Hedge, age 2, was helping her great-grandmother pick berries near their home in the Deep Woods subdivision off Highway K when the girl indicated she was going to walk back home.

After three minutes or so, according to a sheriff’s department report, the grandmother looked back and did not see the girl in or near the house.

A frantic search located Harley lying at the bottom of the family pool.

The great-grandmother — who had guardianship for the girl — pulled Harley from the water and began administering CPR, to no avail.

The girl was pronounced dead on arrival at Mercy Hospital in Washington.

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