Troopers report drowning of Fairbanks girl

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers say a 13 year old Fairbanks girl drowned at the Chena Lakes State Park on Saturday.

    Troopers in Fairbanks were notified at about 5 p.m., according to a dispatch issued Sunday.

    The girl is identified as Chenina Oseia.   The dispatch says a juvenile relative was swimming with the girl when she ventured into deep water and disapeared.

    Salcha fire and Rescue along with the North Pole Fire Department responded and began a search.  The girl was located submerged about 50 yards from shore.   CPR was initiated.  She was transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced deceased shortly after 7 p.m.

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