Police: 16-year-old hospitalized after nearly drowning in Central Islip

Police were called to Hawthorne Avenue just after midnight.

Police were called to Hawthorne Avenue just after midnight. (6/16/15)

CENTRAL ISLIP - A teen has been hospitalized after nearly drowning in Central Islip. 

Police were called to Hawthorne Avenue just after midnight.

News 12 Long Island has learned a group of teens jumped a fence to access the apartment complex pool. The pool was closed at the time.

The 16-year-old boy jumped into the deep end of the pool, but apparently couldn't swim, authorities say.

He was pulled from the water early this morning and is in serious condition.

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