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Wet ’n Wild worker trapped underwater while cleaning pool


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An employee at the Wet ’n Wild water park in Orlando has been seriously injured after he was trapped underwater while cleaning one of the pools.

Orlando police said the employee was cleaning the pool Tuesday morning when he was caught underwater. Another employee was able to pull him from the water.

Authorities did not say how long he was underwater.

Emergency officials performed CPR.

The unidentified employeewis hospitalized in critical but stable condition.

The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission is investigating.

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