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Seven-Year-Old Boy Suffers Head Injury After Diving at Fort Bragg’s C.V. Starr Center—Medical Responding

[Stock photo by Matt LaFever]

Scanner traffic beginning around 1:26 p.m. indicated that medical personnel have been dispatched to Fort Bragg’s C.V. Starr Aquatic Center after a child dove into the pool and suffered a head injury.

The seven-year-old boy is reportedly located at the lifeguard shack where they are caring for him before paramedics arrive.

Please remember that this story is unfolding. Information is being reported as we gather it. However, some of the information coming from witnesses and initial official reports could be wrong. We will do our best to get the facts but, in the case that something is inaccurate, we will update with correct information as soon as we can.


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Matt LaFever
Matt LaFever
I like to think of myself as a journalist for the everyman. Journalism has become a craft practiced by the urban elite. It’s time to take it back. I have been an Emerald Triangle resident since 2006 and this is year ten in Mendocino County. Please, email me at if you know a story that needs told.

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