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Teen girl rescued after near-drowning incident

July 25, 2010

WASHINGTON COUNTY -- A teenage girl was rescued from the lake at Greenbrier State Park on Sunday afternoon following a near-drowning incident, a 911 dispatcher said.

Lifeguards rescued the girl from the water in the incident, which was reported about 4:50 p.m., and cardiopulmonary resuscitation was performed on her, the dispatcher said.

The girl was breathing and was taken to Washington County Hospital, the dispatcher said.

Officials at Boonsboro Ambulance & Rescue Inc., who responded to the call, would not comment on the incident and referred questions to park rangers, who were not available for comment Sunday night.

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