Alabama child drowns in motel pool during family reunion


BIRMINGHAM, A.L. (WIAT-TV) A child is dead after drowning in a motel pool in Irondale on Friday night. 

A Texas family was celebrating a family reunion at the Red Roof Motel on Crestwood Boulevard in Irondale when tragedy struck.

When no one was looking, a two-year-old girl jumped into the water, officials say. When family members realized the situation, it was too late.

She was taken to Children’s Hospital where she died at around 9 p.m. 

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