Young boy passes away after drowning scare at Cowabunga Bay

HENDERSON, NV (FOX5 )- A child died Friday night following a drowning scare at a Henderson water park on June 18.

Last Sunday night, 8-year-old Daquan Bankston was pulled from a wave pool by lifeguards after nearly drowning at Cowabunga Bay situated near Galleria Drive and Gibson Roadway, inning accordance with a spokesperson for Henderson Fire.

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Lifeguards performed CPR on the kid until emergency situation teams arrived at 6:20 p.m. He was transferred to a nearby hospital in unidentified condition.

Bankston was later noticable deceased by the Clark County Coroner at 9:31 p.m. on Friday night at Sunrise Hospital.

A cause of death was not immediately available.

Cowabunga Bay’s management launched the following declaration:

” Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Our utmost issue is the safety and satisfaction of all our visitors. The situations of this terrible event are being investigated and we will have more comment upon conclusion of the examination.”

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