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Two Lufkin children found floating in swimming pool

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

The Angelina County Sheriff's Department is investigating an accident where two children were found floating in a swimming pool.

 According to Angelina County Sheriff Greg Sanches, a two-year-old boy and 20-month-old girl were found Saturday morning in a pool in the 2000 block of Allentown Loop in Lufkin.

Sanches said Caleb Bentley, father of one of the children, called 911 just before 11 a.m.

"The kids got out of their parents' sight and the father discovered them," Saches said. "It's undetermined how long the two children were in the pool."

The children were taken to a local hospital then transported to a hospital in Houston. Both are listed in critical condition.

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