Toddler nearly drowns at Vancouver park beach

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VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) -- Clark County firefighters say a 4-year-old girl nearly drowned at a popular swimming beach at Vancouver.

Fire District 6 says a bystander spotted the girl face down in the water Monday evening at Klineline Pond in Salmon Creek Park.

Witnesses started CPR until medics arrived.

The girl was airlifted to Legacy Emmanuel Medical Center in Portland in critical condition but later upgraded to serious condition.