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7-Year-Old Nearly Drowns At Shrewsbury Pool

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A 7-year-old boy nearly drowned at this pool in Shrewsbury last week.

A 7-year-old boy nearly drowned at this pool in Shrewsbury last week.

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SHREWSBURY (CBS) – A seven-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after nearly drowning at St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury on Thursday.

The incident happened shortly after 2 p.m. during a camp for kids.

State Police have taken over the investigation.

The boy was taken to UMass Memorial Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. There is no word on his condition.

WBZ-TV’s Jim Armstrong reports.

Parents tell WBZ-TV that the camp has an impeccable record when it comes to safety.

Camp St. John is for kids age 5-12, and runs until the beginning of August.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Bernice Corpuz reports.

The boy is from Shrewsbury.

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