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Man pulled from Oshawa recreation centre pool without vital signs: police

Emergency crews on scene at the Civic Recreation Centre Complex in Oshawa on Monday after a man was reportedly pulled from a pool without vital signs.
Emergency crews on scene at the Civic Recreation Centre Complex in Oshawa on Monday after a man was reportedly pulled from a pool without vital signs. Colin Williamson / Global News

Durham Regional Police say a man has been pulled from a pool inside of a recreation centre in Oshawa without vital signs.

Police said they were called to the Civic Recreation Complex near Thorton Road South and King Street West around 1:30 p.m. Monday for reports of a man who had drowned.

Paramedics first arrived on scene and found a man without vital signs.

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A police spokesperson said paramedics were able to revive the victim, who is in his 30s, before he was transported to hospital.

The victim was brought to a local airport in an ambulance. He was then transported to a trauma centre at Sunnybrook Hospital via Ornge air ambulance.

Police did not say what circumstances contributed to the incident.

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The man was transported to Sunnybrook Hospital via Ornge air ambulance.
The man was transported to Sunnybrook Hospital via Ornge air ambulance. Colin Williamson / Global News

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