A 6-year-old boy drowned on Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Daytona Lagoon water park in Daytona Beach, Florida, according to officials.

A representative for Daytona Lagoon said the boy was transported to Halifax Hospital at approximately 12:45 p.m. after he was discovered in a wave pool.

CPR was performed, but the child died on his way to the hospital, according to officials.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family right now,” said Tyler Currie, general manager of Daytona Lagoon. “This is a tragedy that leaves us all with heavy hearts.”

“We are grateful for the support of our trained lifeguards and teams of medical technicians onsite,” continued Currie. “We are also fortunate that a guest, who was a doctor, also stepped up to assist alongside the team.”

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