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Man nearly drowns in Raleigh pool

Posted June 9, 2008

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— A 50-year-old man was transported to the hospital after nearly drowning in a North Raleigh pool on Monday.

The man appeared to be playing with a group of children in the pool at the Tree Tops Apartments, at 1328 Steinbeck Drive, when he went under water and did not come up.

The man’s name has not been released. His condition was not available Monday night.


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  • ptahandatum Jun 10, 2008

    "I stumped my toe at 9 this morning." PikeMom: do you remember the diatribe by Bill Cosby many years ago about walking around a house with the lights off at night, and the stubbing of the toes? Your comment reminded me of that. Thanks for the grins. Ptah, Ptah.

  • mrtwinturbo Jun 10, 2008

    curiousgeorgia...........cuzz I read everything else, I would hate to leave an article out, it might feel bad

  • curiousgeorgia Jun 10, 2008

    Why did you all read the article, then?

  • PikeMom4real Jun 10, 2008

    I stumped my toe at 9 this morning.

  • OLD PIRATE 2 Jun 10, 2008

    I agree with dm919...where's the beef...? I like the happy ending but surely we have more ugly politics in Raleigh than this story.

  • mrtwinturbo Jun 10, 2008

    Maybe he got his big toe stuck in the filter intake hole?

  • dm919 Jun 10, 2008

    This is news? "Something almost happened today-but didn't. More at 11."