08/30/2012 01:22 EDT | Updated 10/30/2012 05:12 EDT

La Crete Toddler Drowns After Falling Into Swimming Pool


LA CRETE, Alta. - A toddler has drowned in northern Alberta after falling into a swimming pool.

RCMP say the two-year-old girl somehow managed to get over a safety gate Tuesday during a family function at a home in La Crete.

Police say paramedics tried to revive the girl but she died in hospital.