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Teen who nearly drowned at the Six Flags park was transferred to the hospital in critical condition

A teenager was taken to the hospital after a near drowning at Six Flags theme park in Maryland.

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A 14-year-old boy was taken to the hospital where he is reportedly in critical condition after nearly drowning at Six Flags American in Largo, Maryland on Wednesday.

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Rescuers with the Prince George’s County Fire department responded to the scene. The boy was treated by Six Flags park officials and paramedics, Six Flags said.

PGFD is the transportation of a young teen to a local hospital after a near-drowning incident of a commercial swimming pool 13700 block of Central Avenue in Largo. NFI – WFT

— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) 13 June 2018

The boy was reportedly rescued from the waves at the amusement park.

Denise Stokes from Six Flags said in a statement to FOX5: “”The safety of our guests is always our highest priority,” said Stokes in a statement.”

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Prince George’s Country fire and EMS officials are reportedly investigating the incident.

Alexandra Deabler is a Lifestyle writer and editor for Fox News.

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