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Boy being transported to hospital after near drowning
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A 12-year-old boy is being transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center after nearly drowning in Lake Lanier off Ahaluna Drive in Hall County.

The boy was said to be breathing but was unresponsive after being pulled from the water by bystanders, according to Scott Cagle of Hall County Fire and EMS. A medical unit was preparing to transport him.

Dispatch communications indicated the boy was conscious and answering questions en route to the hospital.

The Department of Natural Resources is investigating.

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