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Airman nearly drowns in Murfreesboro

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MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) -

Murfreesboro police said alcohol played a role in the near drowning of an airman on Thursday.

Scott Chance was at an indoor pool at the Country Inn & Suites with fellow airmen.

They were holding their breath underwater and Chance never resurfaced.  A friend pulled him out and performed CPR on him pool side until medical personnel arrived.

The men, who are from a base in Georgia, told police they had been drinking before swimming.

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