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3-year-old boy accidentally drowns in home swimming pool, police say

Grand Prairie police say a 3-year-old boy accidentally drowned in a swimming pool Thursday.
Grand Prairie police say a 3-year-old boy accidentally drowned in a swimming pool Thursday. Photo: Grand Prairie police

A 3-year-old boy who lived in Dallas drowned Thursday at a house in Grand Prairie, police said.

Aydrii Hicks was a resident of Dallas, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner.

The drowning happened in a swimming pool at a house in the 4900 block of Shady Oak Trail.

Aydrii was transported to Medical City Arlington, where he was pronounced dead shortly before 6 p.m.

Police didn’t immediately release other details about the incident.

A young woman and her daughter drowned after their car was swept off the road in flooding in Fort Worth Saturday morning as rains inundated North Texas and caused steadily worsening traffic conditions.

Granbury High School students release white balloons to remember classmates who drowned while swimming at a Texas lake.

Officials searched the Marine Creek Reservoir for a possible body on Saturday night in Fort Worth.

Stephen English covers breaking news for the Star-Telegram. He attended Texas Wesleyan University and has lived in the Dallas-Fort Worth area for more than 30 years.


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