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Boy, 10, pulled from motel swimming pool, OK

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(Michel Meynsbrughen/SXC)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 10-year-old boy was pulled from a swimming pool at a motel on the Northside late Monday afternoon.

The boy was taken to UF Health Jacksonville as a precaution.

The near drowning happened at a motel in the 1000 block of Broward Road about 5 p.m.

Police said someone saw the boy going under and jumped in.

He was conscious and alert when he was taken to the hospital.