7-year-old girl drowns in a pool in Hebron - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

UPDATE: 7-year-old girl drowns in a pool in Hebron

HEBRON, KY (FOX19) -

Fire units were called to Hebron to a drowning involving a child around 5:20 p.m. on Monday.

Authorities say Luisana Cruz, 7, was found unresponsive on the bottom of the 5' deep pool at the Country Place Apartments. Bystanders pulled her out of the pool and a nurse who was at the pool with her kids began CPR. A Boone County Sheriff's deputy arrived on scene about one minute after the call came in and assisted with CPR.

Cruz died shortly after being taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital. The Hebron Fire Department chaplains assisted the family and first responders.

Authorities are reminding residents it only takes seconds for a drowning to happen and it is important to learn about pool safety and CPR.

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