16-year-old girl drowns in Hialeah lake

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) - A 16-year-old girl has died after she apparently drowned in a Hialeah lake.

Hialeah Fire-Rescue received a call at 3 p.m. Monday afternoon from a person who saw the girl jump into the water.

Divers responded to the area and searched - and eventually pulled a the teen from the lake.

Paramedics took her to Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah but she later was pronounced dead. Her name hasn't been released.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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