1 transported to hospital following ‘medical emergency’ at URI pool

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SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — Emergency crews were called to the University of Rhode Island’s Tootell Aquatic Center at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

URI Communications Director Linda Acciardo tells Eyewitness News there was a medical emergency in the pool and a person was transported to South County Hospital.

She did not have details on their condition, nor whether that person is a student.

University police are investigating the incident.

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