Oklahoma City man nearly drowns after suffering medical episode in pool

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Emergency crews raced to the scene of a near drowning in northwest Oklahoma City Tuesday evening.

Around 7:21 p.m., officials say medical personnel was called to the Heritage House Apartments in the 1300 block of N. Meridian.

Fire officials say a man in his mid 50's or early 60's suffered a medical episode while he was in a pool.

He was reportedly under water for about five minutes.

Witnesses were finally able to get the man out of the water and started performing CPR until paramedics arrived on scene.

There is no word on the man's condition at this time.


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