Gabriella Iannetta

Unconscious 12-Year-Old Boy Pulled From Water at Gardner Lake

A 12-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after being pulled from the water at Gardner Lake in Salem Sunday.

A DEEP spokesperson confirmed an unconscious male was found in the water near the beach area.

Emergency crews performed CPR and the boy was taken to Backus Hospital for further treatment.

A man who identified himself as the boy's uncle told NBC Connecticut that he saw his nephew struggling in the middle of the pond so he swam over and pulled him out.

More details were not immediately available.

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