By Brittany Torrez
A 13-year-old girl is dead after she suddenly stopped breathing Friday night at Camp Sacramento, off Highway 50 in El Dorado County, officials said today.
According to a press release from the the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 10:40 p.m. on Friday night, deputies responded to Camp Sacramento to assist paramedics with the girl.
Paramedics were performing CPR as deputies arrived and the girl was transported via ambulance to Barton Memorial Hospital, the release said, where she was pronounced dead at approximately 12:30 a.m. today.
The cause of death is unknown pending further investigation by the El Dorado County Coroner. The girl's family members were present during the incident. The girl's name was not released.
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