Girl in critical condition after near drowning at NC pool

Hawthorne North Ridge apartment complex pool (Photo: Kelly Kennedy/WNCN)

RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) — Raleigh Police say a little girl is in critical condition after nearly drowning in the Hawthorne North Ridge apartment complex pool Saturday evening.

Management told residents the pool will be closed while they work to put measures in place to better monitor the area.

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A witness at the pool says the little girl was swimming alone and her parents could not be found.

“I have a 6-year-old myself and I have a daughter on the way, so, seeing another little girl like that kind of puts it in the mindset that it could’ve been my daughter and I would’ve been terrified,” said witness Trellis Carraway.

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