California Dad Dies After Rescuing Children From Electrified Pool

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PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -- A California man who saved four people from an electrocuted swimming pool has died, according to KESQ.

Palm Springs Police say 43-year-old James Tramel dove into the pool to save children who had been shocked and were turning blue.

While Tramel died at a local hospital, the 9-year-old daughter he was trying to rescue after seeing her unconscious at the bottom of the pool on Easter Sunday remains in critical condition.  Tramel's 10-year-old daughter is in stable condition.

Tramel's wife, a 6-year-old boy, and two other girls ages 6 and 8, were treated at the scene and released.

A light fixture in the pool, which was missing screws, is suspected to have electrified the water.

A total of seven people were shocked during the Easter Sunday pool party.

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