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7-year-old boy nearly drowns at Martha Lake


Last updated 7/11/2022 at 9:43pm

Snohomish County

Martha Lake

A 7-year-old boy was taken by medics to the hospital after nearly drowning at Martha Lake west of Mill Creek around 5 p.m. Monday, July 11.

The boy was visiting the lake with his family as part of a group outing, according to South County Fire.

He was under water in the crowded swim area when a bystander came to his aid. The boy was unconscious when bystanders got him to the dock and started CPR.

He had a pulse and was breathing when firefighters arrived. The boy was in critical condition when he was transported by a South County Fire medic unit to Providence Hospital in Everett.

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