Girl, 3, nearly drowns in swimming pool in Kihei - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Girl, 3, nearly drowns in swimming pool in Kihei

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KIHEI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A 3-year-old girl suffered serious injuries after nearly drowning in a pool at a condominium in Kihei Saturday night, according to the Maui Fire Department.

Officials said a bystander saw the child unresponsive in the pool at the Maui Banyan condominium and pulled her out. An off-duty nurse provided “rescue breathing” to the child until firefighters and paramedics arrived.

Firefighters arrived around 9:20 p.m. where they found the child unresponsive but breathing on her own.  She was then rushed to the hospital.

Fire officials said the child and family were visiting from Korea.

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