Vermont boy, 7, dies of accidental drowning in White River

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STOCKBRIDGE, Vt. – Vermont State Police say a boy from Stockbridge drowned accidently in the White River on Wednesday.

Gabriel McEachern, 7, was with his family and another family, playing in shallow water near the Gaysville Post Office. Investigators say the boy’s father found him underwater shortly before 9 p.m.

After Gabriel was pulled to shore, people gave him CPR, while someone called 911.  The boy was flown to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

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