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The 10-year-old girl dies after being dragged in a strong surge of electricity off the coast of Florida

The 10-year-old girl dies after being dragged into a strong current off the coast of Florida

  • A 10-year-old girl identified as Irys Wright died Sunday after being caught in a power surge at Siesta Key Beach, Florida
  • Police were called to the beach at around 6:30 PM after reports of three people in need caught in a current about 100 meters from the shoreline
  • When the child was brought back to land, she did not respond and died

A 10-year-old Florida girl died after being electrified and unresponsive when pulled out of the water.

The incident took place at Siesta Key Beach on Sunday around 6:30 PM, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.

Witnesses reported seeing several people in distress in the water, including an adult woman and two children who were caught in the current about 100 meters from the shoreline.

A 10-year-old girl identified as Irys Wright died Sunday after being caught in a power surge at Siesta Key Beach, Florida

A 10-year-old girl identified as Irys Wright died Sunday after being caught in a power surge at Siesta Key Beach, Florida

She got caught in the water with an adult and another child. When she was pulled out of the water, she did not respond. The other two that got into the current were not seriously injured

She got caught in the water with an adult and another child. When she was pulled out of the water, she did not respond. The other two that got into the current were not seriously injured

She got caught in the water with an adult and another child. When she was pulled out of the water, she did not respond. The other two that got into the current were not seriously injured

Adults on the beach got away to help those stuck people.

The little girl, later identified as Irys Wright, was brought to the land unresponsive and taken to a hospital in the area by Sarasota County Fire Rescue and did not survive, according to ABC.

The other people were treated on the beach and allowed to go home.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing. Delegates say there is no evidence of foul play or neglect.

Stock image of the Siesta Key beach above

Stock image of the Siesta Key beach above

Stock image of the Siesta Key beach above

Irys’ father paid a touching tribute to her on Facebook saying, “Baby … Daddy will LOVE you FOREVER WITH MY HEART …”

The child's school teacher created a Gofundme page to raise money for her funeral and exceeded $ 2,000 of the $ 3,000 goal

The child's school teacher created a Gofundme page to raise money for her funeral and exceeded $ 2,000 of the $ 3,000 goal

The child’s school teacher created a Gofundme page to raise money for her funeral and exceeded $ 2,000 of the $ 3,000 goal

Irys’ father paid a touching tribute to her on Facebook saying, “Baby … Daddy will LOVE you FOREVER WITH MY HEART …”

“These two are all I had in this world. The pain hurts so much! I’ve been through so much in my life. Change my life for the positive and Still Get the a ** end, ”he added, sharing photos of his two daughters posing together.

A Gofundme page was created by the child’s school teacher to raise money for her funeral and exceeded $ 2,000 of the $ 3,000 goal.

“We lost a very dear angel, Irys Wright, who was one of my fourth grade students this year. I ask for prayers and funding for the family. I want to be able to help the family give Irys the funeral that deserves her beautiful heart, ”says the page.

Anyone with case information is asked to call the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office at 941-861-4900 or leave an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 941-366 TIPS.

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