4-year-old girl nearly drowns at swimming pool

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say a 4-year-old girl nearly drowned at a swimming pool on Hidden Lakes Drive in Mount Pleasant Friday afternoon.

According to the Mount Pleasant Police Department, the girl was swimming in a pool with other children.

Police say the babysitter saw the little girl floating in the pool and noticed that the child was not moving. Authorities say the girl was then given CPR and when emergency officials arrived on scene, the girl was breathing on her own.

EMS transported the girl to East Cooper Medical where authorities say she is doing fine and will be okay.

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