A 17-year-old girl who died Wednesday after she was found on the bottom of an apartment complex swimming pool drowned, probably after suffering a seizure, the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office found.
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Water safety tips
— Install a four-sided isolated fence with self-closing and self-latching gates, preferably separate from the house and yard area.
— Never swim alone
— Supervise young children at all times
— Begin teaching children to swim early
— Use life jackets when in or around natural bodies of water, such as lakes, rivers and ponds. Ohio law requires children under 10 to where a life jacket at all times on boats under 18 fet long.
— Learn CPR
— Install drain covers and safety releases to avoid entanglement and entrapment in pools and spas.