Sources: Child drowns in East Islip pool

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A child drowned Friday in an East Islip backyard pool, law enforcement sources tell News 12 Long Island.

Police and emergency crews were called to a home on Percy Williams Drive just before 6 p.m.

First responders rushed the child victim to Southside Hospital, performing CPR en route.

Neighbors say the child was probably visiting the home because they had never seen a young child there before.

Authorities did not release information about the child's age or gender.

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