Girl drowns in Pasadena bayou

Teen fell over railing into water near Jackson and Richey

Published On: Jul 24 2012 09:46:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 24 2012 10:23:53 PM CDT

A 14-year-old girl died after falling into a Pasadena bayou, fire and rescue officials said.

At around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, the girl was pulled out of the water near West Jackson Street and South Richey Street. The girl got too close to a railing over Vince Bayou and fell in, a spokesman for the Pasadena Police Department said. She floated down a few yards before being pulled from the water.

The girl was taken to Bayshore Medical Center where she died.