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Identity of drowned child released

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OKLAHOMA CITY -- Police have identified the 11-year-old girl who drowned Friday evening in northwest Oklahoma City.

Stormie Hopson was swimming with friends in her family's above-ground pool when she dove in and did not resurface. Witnesses said a friend helped keep her head above water until a police officer was able to pull her out.

Emergency crews responded to the drowning about 6 p.m. in the 3800 block of NW 9.

The child was transported to Integris Baptist Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

The exact cause of the girl's drowning is still unknown.

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