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2-YEAR-OLD GIRL NEARLY DROWNS,
IS LISTED IN CRITICAL CONDITION

July 22, 1999

A 2-year-old girl nearly drowned in a community pool in the 1900 block of North 13th Avenue late Wednesday afternoon.

The girl, whose name was not released pending notification of relatives, was with her 7-year-old sister. She apparently went under water and did not surface.

When Phoenix firefighters arrived, the girl was not breathing and did not have a pulse. She was taken by helicopter to St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, where she was listed in critical condition.

Rescuers did not know how long the girl was underwater.

Reproduced with permission from:
The Arizona Republic
Compiled from reports by The Arizona Republic and the Associated Press
©Copyright 1999 Arizona Republic

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