CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A teen was rushed to the hospital after nearly drowning in south Charlotte Tuesday afternoon.

The near drowning took place around 4:20 p.m. at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Club next to Charlotte Latin High School off Providence Road during a SwimMAC practice.

A 17-year-old was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, according to Medic.

The swimmer is a member of the club s competition team and was at the pool for practice, said SwimMAC Carolina Director of Communications Sarah Waple in a statement. SwimMAC coaching staff administered emergency life-saving measures immediately after removing the swimmer from the pool.

His name has not been released at this time.

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