Worcester Police Officer Drowns Trying To Save Child In Local Pond

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WORCESTER, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A Worcester police officer drowned while trying to save a child in a local pond, according to WBZ-TV.

Three children reportedly were struggling in the Green Hill Pond. Police responded to the scene and two officers went into the water, WBZ-TV stated.

Witnesses reported that one officer came out with two of the children and were transported to the hospital.

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Meanwhile the other officer, when searching for the other child, "just went right under,” a woman told WBZ-TV. The dive team then took the officer out of the pond as they continued their search.

The third child was then taken out of the pond shortly after.

This story remains ongoing and no further information has been released.

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