Teen Dies at Hospital After Nearly Drowning in Public Pool

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A Virginia teenager has died in the hospital from injuries sustained after nearly drowning at a Hampton public pool. 

Hampton Fire and Rescue told 13 News Now that first responders were called to the Riverdale Recreation Association shortly after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday for a report of a possible drowning. When they arrived CPR was already being performed on the boy. 

Paramedics took over CPR and the boy was transferred to a local hospital. 

Hampton Police reported the boy died from his injuries on Wednesday.

“At this time, the death appears to be accidental and the investigation is on-going,” Hampton police said in an email to The Virginia Pilot..

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