Near drowning leaves woman in critical condition in Wareham

 By Alana Cerrone

acerrone@abc6.com

A woman is in critical condition after nearly drowning at Swifts Beach in Wareham on Wednesday.

Police say they responded to the beach around 11:30 a.m. and found people attempting to perform CPR on an adult female. Officers continued CPR on the woman until EMS arrived and took her to Tobey Hospital.

Witnesses say she was swimming just prior to the incident.

Her condition remains critical at this time, and her identity is being withheld.

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