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Near drowning at Tyler State Park

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TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

A 13-year-old is now safe after witnesses said she nearly drowned Saturday afternoon.

The girl was swimming at Tyler State Park when she started to drown.

Those nearby said a man pulled the girl from the water and started performing CPR.

Medics arrived shortly after along with the Red Springs Fire Department, who said the girl will be fine.

Witnesses said the man who saved that little girl's life received a standing ovation from people on shore for his actions.

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