Girl nearly drowns in Sioux Falls hotel pool

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Officer Sam Clemens with the Sioux Falls Police Department said an 8-year-old girl was found in the indoor pool at the hotel unconscious on Saturday.

Someone passing by the pool noticed her floating, pulled her out, and called 911. CPR was started on her and she regained consciousness.

The girl was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries to be monitored.

It happened at the Ramada Inn on Russell Street in Sioux Falls around 4:15 PM on Saturday. She was in the kiddie pool area when the incident occurred.