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July 22, 2013

3-year-old pulled unconscious from Fort Wayne waters

FORT WAYNE (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old boy was hospitalized in critical condition after he was pulled unconscious from a lake near Fort Wayne.

The Allen County Sheriff's Department says a swimmer spotted the boy in the water at Fox Island County Park on brought him to shore on Sunday. Sheriff's Cpl. Jeremy Tinkel says a person performed CPR on the child until emergency workers arrived.

Tinkel says investigators believe the boy wandered off into the lake at its swimming beach and that they're uncertain how long he was under water. The boy's name wasn't immediately released.

The beach has a sign warning swimmers that no lifeguards are on duty.


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