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4th grader dies two days later after drowning

A Montevideo 4th grader drowned during a school outing died Sunday morning said morning said KARE 11.

Eddie Ojie drowned during a school field trip on Friday to the Kilowatt Center in Granite Falls.

According to Superintendent David Baukol, the Sanford Elementary School students were at the center as a reward for performance said WCCO.

CPR attempts were performed when Ojer was found underwater during the swim outing, but paramedics were unable to revive Ojer at the scene said WCCO.

Ojer was pronounced dead on Sunday at Hennepin County Medical Center where he was airlifted to, said KARE 11.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

Counselors and social workers will be at the school on Monday to help students and parents deal with the grief.