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Man taken to hospital after near-drowning in condo complex pool

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The pool at the Commons of Westport Gardens Condominiums complex. The pool at the Commons of Westport Gardens Condominiums complex.
Emily Cooksey Emily Cooksey

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Emergency crews responded to a complex pool on a report of a possible drowning Friday afternoon.

A MetroSafe supervisor confirmed at 3:46 p.m. they received a call of a possible drowning in the Commons of Westport Gardens Condominiums complex located in the 4800 block of Westport Road, near Herr Lane.

According to the lifeguard on duty at the time, Emily Cooksey, the man went unconscious in the shallow end of the pool and was pulled from the water. She said when they got him out he was not breathing and had no pulse.

Cooksey performed CPR and said the man vomited up the water and was breathing when emergency crews arrived.

Emergency crews transported the man to Baptist Hospital East. His condition has not been released.

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