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10-year-old girl drowns in waters off Coney Island

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BROOKLYN (PIX11) -- A 10-year-old girl died near Coney Island Tuesday evening, according to police.

Takara McDuffy and her nine-year-old sister were pulled from the water near Stillwell Avenue after 6 p.m.

McDuffy was pronounced dead at Coney Island Hospital. Her sister was not injured.

The NYPD is investigating how the children ended up in the water.