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Boy, 6, nearly drowns in pool at Deer Park party, police say

Paramedics treated a 6-year-old boy who nearly drowned in a pool Saturday afternoon in Deer Park, Suffolk County police said.

Police said the boy was at the bottom of a pool at a party on Susan Court about 6:15 p.m. A 17-year-old who was at the party pulled the boy out of the water and a nurse at the party performed CPR to resuscitate him, police said.

When police arrived, the boy was awake and breathing, police said. However, Deer Park Rescue took the boy to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip for observation.

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