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2-year-old child rescued from near-drowning at Salt Lake City's Little America Hotel

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Posted at 8:35 PM, Jan 02, 2023

SALT LAKE CITY — A 2-year-old is expected to survive after being rescued from nearly drowning at a downtown Salt Lake City hotel pool.

Witnesses pulled the child from the water at the Little America Hotel on Monday, according to the Salt Lake City Fire Department. They then performed CPR until first responders arrived.

Officials said the child was breathing, conscious and crying when paramedics arrived. The child was taken to a local hospital and is expected to recover.

*** The child's age was first relayed to be 4-years-old before family said he was two.