Child rescued after falling into pool

Child critical, found in swimming pool

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CLERMONT, Fla. - Deputies investigated a near drowning after a child was found in a swimming pool Saturday.

Lake County deputies said they were called to a home at 17527 West Apshawa Road in Clermont around 4:55 p.m. Saturday.

A 2-year-old had fallen into a swimming pool and when deputies arrived at the home, they said CPR was being performed on the child.

The child was taken to South Lake Hospital in critical condition, officials said.

Lake County deputies said they were talking to family members.

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