Girl, 4, grandfather drown in backyard pool

A girl who did not know how to swim jumped into a pool Thursday and drowned, and her grandfather, who also could not swim, dove in and tried to save her but also drowned, rescuers said.

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Other children who were swimming ran to get adults to help, according to WTOP. A great-grandmother called 911. When firefighters arrived they pulled Aryannah Wooten, 4, and Lemuel Kane, 51, from the pool and tried to resuscitate them, according to WTOP.

The victims were taken to the hospital, where they were pronounced dead.