Mississippi teen critical after near-drowning

Published 10:20 pm Tuesday, July 9, 2019

A Mississippi teenager was in critical condition Tuesday after nearly drowning Monday at a pool in Starkville, the Commercial Dispatch newspaper reports.

The newspaper reported a 17-year-old Starkville resident was found submerged in a swimming pool at an apartment complex.

Emergency medical responders resuscitated the victim and the teen was airlifted to University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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The victim was in critical condition Tuesday, the newspaper reported.