7-year-old boy dies from apparent drowning at Ormond Beach

A little boy visiting Ormond Beach reportedly drowned on Saturday. 

Volusia County officials said a grandfather and two of his grandchildren, from Ocala, entered the ocean near 1900 block north of Ormond Beach.

A witness said the children's grandmother was standing on the beach yelling for someone to help them in the water.

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Beach unit lifeguards arrived and pulled the family from the water. The 7-year-old boy was unresponsive. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

The boy's grandfather and his 16-year-old granddaughter were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The grandmother was transported for non-life-threatening concerns.

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