Teen nearly drowns in water park, condition unknown

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - A special needs teenager nearly drowns at the Paragould Water Park Friday afternoon.

There is no official word on how long the child was under water or how he got there.

Corporal Jack Hailey, public information officer with Paragould police, told Region 8 News lifeguards spotted the boy at the bottom of the pool.

After they rescued him, the boy was airlifted to LeBonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis.

The victim's condition is unknown.

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