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Frightening scare for girl at Avondale pool

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Near-drowning at Avondale swimming pool. (Source: CBS 5 News) Near-drowning at Avondale swimming pool. (Source: CBS 5 News)
AVONDALE, AZ (CBS5) -

A 4-year-old girl nearly drowned in a swimming pool in Avondale on Saturday night, police said.

She was underwater for about three minutes before being pulled out, officers said.

A bystander performed CPR until medics arrived in the 3800 block of El Mirage.

The girl was alert, conscious and crying on the way to the hospital.

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