Paramedics Resuscitate Drowning Victim

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Sussex County paramedics resuscitated a 74-year-old man who lapsed into cardiac arrest after he jumped into a pool around 5 p.m. Saturday. It happened at the Cripple Creek pool house off Cripple Creek Drive in the Dagsboro area. After about 20 minutes of CPR, he started breathing on his own while en route to Beebe Hospital. At the time it was unclear if he suffered a medical problem or had drowned after suffering a head injury.