9-year-old girl dies after being pulled from Staten Island lake: Officials

SILVER LAKE, Staten Island (WABC) -- A 9-year-old girl has died after she was pulled from the water in Staten Island and hospitalized Tuesday.

According to officials, police received a call about a water rescue inside Silver Lake Park just after 2 p.m.

They say a 9-year-old girl fell into the lake reservoir near Silver Lake and Victory Boulevard.

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FDNY rescue divers pulled the girl from the water and was taken to Richmond University Medical Center.

Officials say she died around 2:45 p.m.

This is breaking news. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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