August 10, 2014 12:03 pm

Three-year-old girl drowns in the Laurentians

Watch above: It’s been a deadly week in Quebec waters. Four drownings have taken place in three days. Global’s Ines de La Cuetara has the details.

PREVOST, Que. – A three-year-old girl has died after having been found unconscious in the Riviere-du-Nord  in the Laurentians.

The toddler wandered away from her family and was later found motionless in the water, shortly after 12 p.m. on Saturday.

Efforts to revive the girl on the scene failed.

She was transported to hospital in St-Jerome in critical condition and was later pronounced dead.

This is the second drowning death of a toddler in Quebec in as many days.

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