Newburyport boy pulled from Groveland pool

Wednesday June 15, 2022

GROVELAND — A 12-year-old Newburyport boy was pulled from the bottom of a Groveland pool at a private recreational camp on Bare Hill Road last Friday morning.

The boy was pulled from the pool by a lifeguard and was conscious and breathing when emergency personnel arrived, according to Fire Chief Robert Valentine and Police Chief Jeffrey Gillen.

Following a preliminary assessment, the boy was transported to Holy Family Hospital in Haverhill. The boy was subsequently transported by medical helicopter to a Boston hospital for further treatment.

Witnesses stated that the boy was seen at the bottom of a pool on the property and pulled out by the lifeguard.

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