Woman nearly drowns in Warwick, saved after ten minutes of CPR

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WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) – A woman spotted floating in the water at Oakland Beach was transported to the hospital conscious and alert Wednesday evening.

Warwick Police say a bystander spotted the woman in the water and pulled her to safety. First responders happened to be nearby and jumped in to help.

CPR was administered for ten minutes until a pulse could be felt and she started to breathe.

When she was transported to the hospital, she was alert and talking.

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