DAISY - A 4-year-old girl drowned in an above ground swimming pool Wednesday evening in Daisy.
Addison Yarbrough was swimming with other family members about an hour before the accident at the home of Tonya and James Cox, where Addison and her mother Jessica Yarbrough were residents.
"Everyone went inside after swimming," said Evan County Sheriff Randall Tippins, "then the other kids were looking around for Addison," who was missing from the group of children.
When she couldn't be located inside the house, they went outside, where she was found in the pool.
The pool is an above-ground style that sits on the ground with a ladder attached for entry.
The emergency call came in at about 7:50 p.m., Tippins said.
"Lt. Felton Brewton was first on the scene," he said, "because he lives close by. [Brewton] performed CPR, but it was too late."
Less than a year ago, Evans sheriff's deputies responded to another tragic accident, Tippins said, in which a child of the same age was run over.
These are always difficult cases to investigate, he said.
Addison was the daughter of Jessica and Corey Yarbrough.
Visitation services will be held Sunday, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Monday, 11 a.m., at Eastside Baptist Church. Addison's Claxton Elementary pre-k class and staff are honorary pallbearers.