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24-Year-Old Drowns In Ridge Backyard Pool

Giant Oak Road in Ridge.
Giant Oak Road in Ridge. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A 24-year-old drowned in his family's backyard pool, Suffolk County Police said.

Officers responded to Giant Oak Road at approximately 6 p.m. Saturday, July 13 after a family member called 911 to report finding 24-year-old Anthony Spero unresponsive in the above ground pool. A family member pulled Spero from the water and began CPR until police and Ridge Rescue arrived.

Spero, who lives at the home, was transported by ambulance to Peconic Bay Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later., according to police.

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